Scientific data are often represented by assigning ranges of numbers to specific colors. The colors are then used to make false color images which allow us to see patterns more easily. Students will make a false-color image using a set of numbers.
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Information from satellites if often used to display information about objects. This information can include how things appear, as well as their contents. Explore how pixel data sequences can be used to create an image and interpret it.
Visualize NASA's daily and monthly soil moisture data on a custom map or graph using our Earth System Data Explorer. Generate your own maps and graphs using a range of datasets supporting this phenomenon.
Students interpret a graph of surface temperatures taken from city districts.
Examine a model and answer questions about dust transport around the world.
Visit NASA's Space Place to learn about volcanoes and answer questions about volcanic eruptions.
Students solve math problems to compare the carbon dioxide generated by the airline industry, a large volcanic eruption, and burning oil.
The students will review the NASA Space Place video, "What are Tectonic Plates?", and answer questions about tectonic plates.
Watch NASA videos about aerosols and volcanic ash and answer questions.
Students examine satellite images of a recently formed island to identify areas of erosion and deposition.