Examine (daytime) surface temperature and solar radiation received at locations found near similar latitudes using NASA Data.
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To investigate the different rates of heating and cooling of certain materials on earth in order to understand the heating dynamics that take place in the Earth’s atmosphere.
In this NASA investigation, "What's Hot at the Mall," students examine how shopping malls change natural environments by examining thermal images gathered by NASA showing an area in Huntsville, Alabama.
Students collect and analyze temperature data to explore what governs how much energy is reflected.