Analyze these satellite images comparing Ocean Chlorophyll Concentrations with Sea Surface Temperatures beginning with the North Atlantic region, then expanding global patterns of these phenomena. Credit: NASA Earth Observatory
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The world's ocean is heated at the surface by the sun, and this heating is uneven for many reasons. Earth's rotation, revolution around the sun, and tilt all play a role, as do the wind-driven ocean surface currents.This animation shows the long-term average sea surface temperature, with red and yellow depicting warmer waters and blue depicting colder waters.
My NASA Data has recently released several new resources, story maps, for use in educational settings.
This graphic organizer may be used to help students analyze the processes and components of Earth System phenomena.
This video provides tips for teachers on helping students make sense of data to help them understand and work with data.
Check out this the Arctic and Earth SIGNs video to explore how climate models are used in climate change research.
Students will observe monthly satellite data of the North Atlantic to identify relationships among key science variables that include sea surface salinity (SS), air temperature at the ocean surface (AT), sea surface temperature (ST), evaporation (EV), precipitation (PT), and evaporation minus pre
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. Using various visualizations (i.e., images, charts, and graphs), students will explore changes in sea ice extent as it relates to other spheres within the Earth System.
This NASA visualization shows sea surface salinity observations (September 2011-September 2014). Students review the video and answer questions.
Examine a model and answer questions about dust transport around the world.