LRO Explores Lunar Surface Cratering
In this lunar surface worksheet, students use an image taken by the LRO satellite to investigate the size of craters on the moon's surface, to determine the crater density and to find the average distance between the craters.
7th - 9th Math 5 Views 19 Downloads
New Review Moon Watch: Observing the Lunar Phases with a Model
How do you know the moon is going broke? It's down to its last quarter. The lesson provides a more accurate way to teach lunar phases. The emphasis isn't just on naming or understanding them, but being able to explain why they occur....
6th - 8th Science CCSS: Designed
New Review Impact Craters: A Look at the Past
The Galle crater on Mars is also known as the Happy Face crater because of its appearance. First, scholars use pebbles and flour to simulate craters and study their properties. They then apply this knowledge to help decipher the history...
5th - 8th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Remote Sensing and Landsat Satellite Imagery
Students 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 different...
6th - 8th Science
Imagers: The Adventure of Echo the Bat Number to Pictures: How Satellite Images are Created
Young scholars 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.
5th - 8th Science
The Global Precipitation Measurement Mission (GPM) Lesson
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...
6th - 8th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Using Vegetation, Precipitation, and Surface Temperature to Study Climate Zones
Using NASA's Live Access Server, earth scientists compare the temperature, precipitation, and normalized difference vegetation index for four different locations. They use the data to identify the climate zone of each location using...
6th - 12th Science