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Featured Mini Lessons

Grade Level: 6-8, 9-12

For over 20 years, satellite instruments have measured the sea surface height of our ever-changing oceans.  This video of images shows the complicated patterns of rising and falling ocean levels across the globe from 1993 to 2015.

Grade Level: 6-8, 9-12

Students examine the two time series images to determine the differences between seasonal ice melt over water versus land.

Grade Level: 3-5, 6-8

Students will analyze a pie chart (circle graph) showing the distribution of different parts of the Earth system's absorption and reflection of energy.