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The Measurement of All Things: Atmospheric Detectives

Students identify the characteristics of aerosols. Using remote sensing, they participate in an experiment in which they determine how the sun's radiation and elements in the atmosphere interact with one another. They also research the types of tools NASA uses to measure the particles in the atmosphere.

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Grade
5th - 8th
Subjects
Math
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Resource Type
Lesson Plans
Instructional Strategy
Inquiry-Based Learning

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