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Grade Level: 3-5, 6-8, 9-12

The Quick Start Guide lists examples of NASA datasets and imagery that could be used for student investigations related to content and practices in the Framework for K-12 Science Education.    This Guide is part of an educator toolkit that features resources for grades K-12 that can support and frame student investigations with NASA data and content. Check out the toolkit and samplers for elementary, middle, and high school at https://www.strategies.org/education/educators-toolkit/.


Grade Level: 3-5, 6-8, 9-12

This digital GLOBE Earth system (digital) poster images show global visualizations of different science variables for 2019, 2018, 2016, and 2013.  Students may use these images to find patterns among different environmental data, understand the relationships among different environmental parameters, and more. 


Grade Level: 3-5, 6-8, 9-12

Teachers, are you looking for resources to help you engage students in data analysis related to Volcanic Eruptions? Check out this poster card. These data show the number of known volcanic eruptions during the Holocene epoch (about 10,000 years ago to present) at each grid point on a 1-degree-by-1-degree grid. 


Grade Level: 3-5, 6-8, 9-12

Teachers, are you looking for resources to help you engage students in data analysis related to the Urban Heat Island in North America?

Check out this monthly 2018 poster card set featuring two science variables related to Urban Heat Islands: Monthly Surface Air Temperature (degrees Celsius) &  Monthly Daytime Skin Temperature (degrees Celsius).

 



Grade Level: 3-5, 6-8, 9-12

An urban heat island is a phenomenon that is best described when a city experiences much warmer temperatures than in nearby rural areas. The sun’s heat and light reach the city and the country in the same way. The difference in temperature between urban and less-developed rural areas has to do with how well the surfaces in each environment absorb and hold heat.


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