Are you looking for a storyline to use with your students that features NASA data? Consider using the following resources in your classroom today!
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Are you looking for a story to use with your students that features NASA data? Consider using the following resources in your classroom today!
Students review Earth System phenomena that are affected by soil moisture. They analyze and evaluate maps of seasonal global surface air temperature and soil moisture data from NASA satellites. Building from their observations, students will select a location in the U.S.
What is sea-level rise and how does it affect us? This "Teachable Moment" looks at the science behind sea-level rise and offers lessons and tools for teaching students about this important climate topic.
Students develop and test a hypothesis about how albedo affects temperature.
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.
In Unearthing Data: Phytoplankton Part 2, Dr. Brad Hegyi explains the last three steps of a "data dig". These steps will guide students in some techniques for asking and answering questions before summarizing their results.
In this video, Dr. Brad Hegyi discusses the thought process for analyzing data. He introduces ways to approach data to find interesting stories and identifies five steps for a data exploration or “data dig”
The purpose of this lesson is for students to create a scatter plot and evaluate the spread of the data. This is part of the Tropical Cyclone Counts Graphing Bundle and can be completed independently or...