Students are introduced to the Earthrise phenomenon by seeing the Earth as the Apollo 8 astronauts viewed our home planet for the first time from the Moon. They will analyze a time series of mapped plots of Earth science variables that NASA monitors to better understand the Earth Syste
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This photo of Earth taken in December 1968 by the Apollo 8 astronauts was the first time humans were able to see our home planet as an isolated sphere in space.
This story map is intended to be used with students who have access to a computing device in a 1:1 or 1:2 setting. Features included in this story map may be used by the instructor in isolation to support lesson plans and related activities. By using the various visualizations (i.e., images, ch
The processes comprising the Earth’s environment are interconnected.
Check out this the Arctic and Earth SIGNs video to explore how climate models are used in climate change research.
Explore the energy and matter cycles found within the Earth System.
Are you searching for NASA data examples to include in your instruction or student research?
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.
My NASA Data has recently released several new resources, story maps, for use in educational settings.