Lesson Plans – All

Example lesson plans using the MY NASA DATA microsets from the Data Access page are listed below. All lessons have been reviewed by the MY NASA DATA team (MND Team). Lessons passing additional NASA Earth Science Education Product Review are indicated by “ESE”.

All Lessons

ID Lesson Plans Grade Level Reviewed By
82 The Sun’s Energy K – 2 ESE
78 Basic Line Plots 3 – 5 ESE
81 Creating a Bar Graph K – 2 ESE
83 Reading Bar Graphs 2 – 5 ESE
80 Investigating Nitrogen Dioxide K – 2 ESE
85 Cloudy vs. Clear 3 – 5 ESE
84 Radiation Color Plot 3 – 5 ESE
87 Forest Fires 3 – 5 ESE
97 Vertical Distances 3-5 ESE
75 Air Quality 3 – 5 ESE
86 Deep Convective Clouds 3 – 5 ESE
77 Seasons 3 – 5 ESE
79 Human Effect 3 – 5 ESE
74 Sailing Trip 3 – 5 ESE
98 CALIPSO Profile Of The Atmosphere 3-5 ESE
88 Solar Power 3 – 5 ESE
76 Rock Star Precipitation 3 – 5 ESE
96 Vertical Profile of our Atmosphere 3-5 ESE
95 Images of the Atmosphere 3-5 ESE
3 Comparison of Snow Cover on Different Continents 4 – 8 ESE
61 Cold, Clouds, and Snowflakes 4 – 7 ESE
A Circle the Earth – Explore Surface Types on a Journey around Earth 4 – 12 ESE
73 Tracking Ocean Ecology with Chlorophyll A 4 – 6 ESE
7 Graphing S’COOL Data: Temperature, Pressure, and Humidity 4 – 8 ESE
66 How Does the Earth’s Energy Budget Relate to Polar Ice? 5 – 7 ESE
23 Coral Bleaching in the Caribbean 5 – 12 ESE
42 Comparing Graphs of Temperature and Radiation 6 – 8 ESE
29 Correlation of Variables by Graphing 6 – 10 ESE
54 1492: Using Data to Explain a Journey 6 – 8 ESE
32 Is Portland, Oregon Experiencing Global Warming? 6 – 9 ESE
68 Dry Season and ‘Green’ Season in Costa Rica 6 – 8 ESE
37 Variables Affecting Earth’s Albedo 6-12 ESE
43 Differences Between Ground and Air Temperatures 6 – 8 ESE
1 Using Imported Data into Excel: Plot Atmospheric Temperature 6 – 8 ESE
59 What Factors Affect Macroinvertebrate Life in Big Darby Creek? 6 – 8 ESE
26 Using Vegetation, Precipitation, and Surface Temperature to Study Climate Zones 6-8 ESE
50 Patterns in High Cloud Coverage 6 – 8 ESE
31 Great Lakes Snow Analysis Collaborative Network 6 – 8 ESE
62 Is Grandpa Right, Were Winters Colder When He Was A Boy? 6 – 8 ESE
C Storm Clouds– Fly over a Late Winter Storm onboard a NASA Earth Observing Satellite 6 – 12 ESE
40 Atmospheric Pressure vs. Elevation 6 ESE
H Hurricanes As Heat Engines 6 – 12 ESE
13 Does Humidity Affect Cloud Formation? 6 – 8 ESE
I El Nino Lesson 6 – 12 ESE
5 Aruba Cloud Cover Measured by Satellite 6 – 9 ESE
4 Snow cover by Latitude 6-8 ESE
92 Trouble in the Troposphere – A Lesson on Tropospheric Ozone 6 – 8 ESE
30 The Solstices 6, 9 ESE
57 Analyzing Tree Rings to Determine Climate Change 6 – 8 ESE
39 Creating Climographs 6 – 8 ESE
22 Sea Surface Temperature Trends of the Gulf Stream 6 – 12 ESE
21 Surface Air Temperature Trends of the Caribbean 6 – 12 ESE
B Seasons and Cloud Cover, Are They Related? 6 – 12 ESE
D Earth’s Energy Budget – Seasonal Cycles in Net Radiative Flux 6,9 – 12 ESE
89 Exploring Photosynthesis with NASA Remote Sensing Data 7-12 MND Team
44 Think GREEN – Utilizing Renewable Solar Energy 7 – 12 ESE
8 Cloud Patterns in Toronto, Ontario, Canada 7 – 10 ESE
53 March of the Polar Bears: Global Change, Sea Ice, and Wildlife Migration 7 – 12 ESE
33 Comparing Temperature and Solar Radiation for Common Latitudes 7 ESE
52 Phytoplankton in the Gulf of Maine 7 – 8 ESE
19 A Comparison of Land and Water Temperature 7 – 12 ESE
2 State of the Atmosphere: Interpreting Weather Observations 7 ESE
63 Comparing the Effects of El Nino and La Nina 7 – 8 ESE
16 How Much Water is Available in the Atmosphere for Precipitation? 7-12 ESE
15 Creating and Analyzing Graphs of Tropospheric Ozone 7 – 12 ESE
18 Does cloud type affect rainfall? 7-9 ESE
17 Analysis of Atmospheric Conditions for a High Mountain Retreat 7-12 ESE
36 Identifying Ozone Variations Over Different Locations 7 – 12 ESE
20 Using Radiosonde Data From a Weather Balloon Launch 7-12 ESE
25 Ocean Currents and Sea Surface Temperature 8-12 ESE
6 Using MY NASA DATA to Determine Volcanic Activity 8-12 ESE
F A Comparison of Cloud Coverage over Africa 8 – 12 ESE
46 Scientist Tracking Network (Student LAS Version) 8-9 ESE
27 Investigating Seasonal Variability in NO2 Concentrations 8 – 10 ESE
24 Tropical Atlantic Aerosols 8 ESE
28 Solar Cell Energy Availability From Around the Country 8 – 12 ESE
69 The Reason for the Seasons 8 – 9 ESE
64 Evidence of Change Near the Arctic Circle 8 – 12 ESE
45 Radiation Comparison Before and After 9-11 9 – 12 ESE
55 Fostering Geospatial Thinking: Space to Earth: Earth to Space (SEES) 9 – 12 ESE
35 Studying Snow and Ice Changes 9 to 12 ESE
58 Nutrients In Chesapeake Bay 9 – 12 ESE
G Validation of Stratospheric Ozone 9-12 ESE
67 Geographic Effects on Precipitation, Water Vapor and Temperature 9 – 12 ESE
34 Ocean Impacts of an El Nino Event 9 – 12 ESE
H1 Hurricanes As Heat Engines (Inquiry version) 9 – 12 ESE
70 Hurricane Research 9-12 ESE
65 The Fabled Maine Winter 9 – 10 ESE
41 Investigating Factors that Influence Climate 9 – 12 ESE
10 Linkages between Surface Temperature and Tropospheric Ozone 9-12 ESE
72 Hurricane Frequency and Intensity 9-12 ESE
14 Trends of Snow Cover and Temperature in Alaska 9-12 ESE
11 Seasonal cloud cover variations 9-12 ESE
71 Hurricanes: An Environment of Concern 9-12 ESE
12 Carbon Monoxide and Population Density 10 ESE
56 A Case Study of Local Trends in the Carbon Cycle 10 – 12 ESE
90 Using Hovmuller Plots to Better Understand Temperature and Salinity 10 – 12 ESE
103 Massive Coral Bleaching Occurs in the Caribbean 9-12 ESE
104 Seasonal Patterns of Aerosols 7 – 12 ESE
100 So What's the Big Deal? 5 – 9 ESE
101 Comparison of Solar Cell Potential 4 – 8 ESE