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Examine (daytime) surface temperature and solar radiation received at locations found near similar latitudes using NASA Data.
This unit, created through the NASA Goddard Institute for Space Studies (GISS) Climate Change Research Initiative (CCRI), helps students learn about each component of the energy budget formula and how the contribution of each component changes based on the location and the time of the year.
Students interpret a graph of surface temperatures taken from city districts.
Review this animation showing monthly average wind speed at 10 meters above the ocean surface for our global ocean (meters per second) in 2017-2018. This animation was created using the My NASA Data Earth System Data Explorer. For more information about how to create your own animation, see links at the bottom of this page.
Students observe the surface temperatures of a variety of surface types found in a suburban environment.
Analyze these Landsat images of Atlanta, Georgia to explore the relationship between surface temperature and vegetation.
Students review a video showing a global view of the top-of-atmosphere shortwave radiation from January 26 and 27, 2012 and answer the questions that follow.
This line graph shows how the surface temperature and air temperature values change over the course of 24 hours.
This story map allows students to explore the urban heat island effect using land surface temperature and vegetation data in a 5 E-learning cycle.