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Remote Sensing and Landsat Satellite ImageryLesson Planet
6th - 8th
Middle schoolers comprehend how satellites use remote sensing to produce images. They use supervised classification with Landsat images. Students recognize that the earth's surface has different basic land surfaces that reflect/emit...
How the US Launched Its First SatelliteLesson Planet
6 mins 9th - Higher Ed CCSS: Adaptable
Start to finish, the first satellite was an 84-day project. Follow the process in a video lesson presentation from the SciShow Space series. The narrator explains the decision-making process and structure of the satellite as well as the...
The Best Test of General Relativity (by 2 Misplaced Satellites)Lesson Planet
12 mins 9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
An analysis of launched objects helps scholars understand general relativity in greater detail. These aren't just any launched objects, though! A video presentation describes the gravitation potential energy of satellites in orbit and...
Satellites, Shuttles, and Space Stations: Satellites in OrbitLesson Planet
6th - 8th
Blast off! How do satellites, space shuttles, and space stations escape Earth's gravity and achieve orbit? Young astronauts study rocket science (literally) with an interactive lesson. They discover the four main uses for satellites, how...
Kepler’s Laws of Planetary Motion Described Using Earth SatellitesLesson Planet
5 mins 9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Young scholars examine the orbits of the more than 1,400 satellites that orbit Earth and visualize the application of Kepler's laws. They observe patterns of orbital periods and velocity as a function of distance from Earth to facilitate...
Imagers: The Adventure of Echo the Bat Number to Pictures: How Satellite Images are CreatedLesson Planet
5th - 8th
Students examine the three primary colors of light and design a numerical code to represent those colors. They tell how satellites use numbers to create satellite images after completing a number of experimental activities.
NASA Juggles Four Satellites at OnceLesson Planet
9th - 12th
In this NASA satellites worksheet, students read about the Magnetosphere Multi-Scale satellite constellation that NASA will launch in 2013. They solve 4 problems including finding the volume of the MMS constellation, finding how long it...
Predicting the Configuration of the Satellites of JupiterLesson Planet
3rd - 4th
Students plot the positions of the planet Jupiter while predicting what the configuration system looks like from Earth. In this configuration of satellites lesson, students photograph Jupiter and its moons to record the motions of the...
What Makes Up An Artificial Satellite?Lesson Planet
7th - 8th
Students discover the components of a satellite using analogies to humans in a class discussion and participate in an activity in which they construct a paper model of a satellites and experiment with different types of attitude control...
Unit VIII Worksheet 5: Circular MotionLesson Planet
9th - 12th
Seven problems send physics stars out of this world! Challenge learners to calculate centripetal force, time to complete revolutions, circular speed, and acceleration. They also are asked to explain scenarios and draw a force diagram for...
Exploring Biomes Lesson 1: Mapping BiomesLesson Planet
6th - 10th
Environmental science learners examine satellite imagery of temperature, vegetation, precipitation, and productivity. They use these maps to understand how scientists divide the planet into major biomes. As part of a larger unit on...