We found 44 resources with the concept remote sensing
6th - 8th
From compasses to Google Earth, these mapping resources will help your students get acquainted with mapping skills both old and new. You'll find resources here about both political and physical maps, and a number of the activities are interdisciplinary in nature, using maps to shed light on things like climate change, population distribution, and more.
Look But Don’t Touch—Exploration with Remote Sensing
5th - 8th CCSS: Adaptable
Mars is home to the tallest mountain in our solar system, Olympus Mons. In this set of two activities, learners review geologic land formations through the analysis of aerial maps. They then apply this knowledge to aerial maps of objects...
Biological Oceanographic Investigations – I, Robot, Can Do That!
7th - 8th CCSS: Adaptable
How do you decide the best person for each job? Would it be easier if you didn't have to consider their feelings? The lesson begins with a discussion of underwater robots. Then groups research one of these robots and present their...
The Global Precipitation Measurement Mission (GPM) Lesson
6th - 8th CCSS: Adaptable
Introduce your class to one of the ways that technology is benefiting humanity. The Global Precipitation Measurement Mission involves the data collected by nine satellites from different countries with a united focus on studying world...
Descending to the Challenge: Developing Documentaries About the Deep Ocean
7th - 12th
The video clip that comprises the warm up is not available, but the related article from The New York Times and the movie trailer for Aliens of the Deep are, leaving enough material to make this a fascinating lesson on deep-sea...
Good Vibrations Remote Sensing data Collection: Thermal Emission Spectrometer
4th - 8th
The Mars Global Surveyor spent two years creating a mineral map of the planet Mars using thermal emission spectrometry. To help young astronomers understand this remote sensing instrument, have them simulate how data is collected and...