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Tiny plants called phytoplankton grow in the sunlit waters of the ocean's surface. Like all plants, phytoplankton contain chlorophyll, a pigment that transforms sunlight into energy the plant can use. This same pigment gives phytoplankton their greenish color.

The Biosphere includes all life on Earth including life living on the Earth's Geosphere and in Hydrosphere, including humans and all organic matter that has not yet decomposed.  This important sphere distinguishes Earth from all other planets in our solar system as life evolved (and con

The Earth System interacts with the Biosphere in the following ways: 

Links between other Spheres and the Biosphere

by Abigale Wyatt / NORTHEASTERN PACIFIC OCEAN

The first McLane pump aboard the R/V Sally Ride is deployed into the ocean. These pumps stay in the water for four to five hours, sampling water at depth through filters to process hundreds of liters of water. The contents of the filters are brought back to the ship for analysis.

Are you searching for NASA data examples that students can use or you can incorporate in your instruction? 

This table 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 S

Remote sensing scientists use sensors to analyze data and solve regional, national and global concerns. For instance, natural resource management, urban planning, and climate and weather prediction are applications of remote sensing.

Environmental engineers use the basis of engineering, soil science, biology, and chemistry to develop solutions to problems in the environment. Some of their efforts involve recycling, waste disposal, public health, water and air pollution control.