Information from satellites if often used to display information about objects. This information can include how things appear, as well as their contents. Explore how pixel data sequences can be used to create an image and interpret it.
Educators, consider using the My NASA Data Literacy Cubes to guide students’ exploration of graphs, maps, and datasets to enrich their observations and inferences.
This activity is one of a series in the collection, The Potential Consequences of Climate Variability and Change activities.
Please consider using this graphic organizer to help students analyze the processes and components of Earth System phenomena.
Check out this interactive data visualization and simulation tool. It explores the impact of collapsing polar ice sheets (
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.
Step 1: Download the dataset from the MND Earth System Data Explorer
Use the Data Literacy Cubes to guide students’ exploration of data to enrich their observations and inferences. This is a flexible resource that may be used with a variety of graphical representations of data. This activity requires a graph for students to evaluate.
NASA Worldview is a free online visualization tool that is a great launchpad for learners who are new (or