NASA visualizers take data – numbers, codes – and turn them into animations people can see and quickly understand.
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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.
Learners follow adventurous camper, Awenasa, as she travels the United States and attends various camp locations throughout the year. Learners analyze data to find her location among the various campsites using monthly averaged NASA satellite data (Cloud Coverage, S
Dr. Patrick Taylor (Atmospheric Scientist, NASA Langley Research Center) discusses how he studies clouds and Earth's energy budget by analyzing data from Low Earth Orbit satellites. He also discusses the different effects of clouds on the energy budget.