Examine (daytime) surface temperature and solar radiation received at locations found near similar latitudes using NASA Data.
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Students move through a series of short activities to explore and evaluate global solar radiation data from NASA satellites. In this process, students make qualitative and quantitative observations about seasonal variations in net energy input to the Earth System.
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.
Students collect and analyze temperature data to explore what governs how much energy is reflected.
Students will explore existing CO2 levels at their given location or city. By using Earth System Data Explorer, the teacher will create an animation and line graph of CO2 levels at their location.