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Illustration of sea level rise and building sea walls.
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In this IQuest, you will explore resources to help you learn about the Sentinel-6 Michael Freilich satellite, the science behind sea level rise, and the STEM related careers of several of the scientists and engineers involved with this effort.
GPM overpass of Hurricane Lane
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Learn all about hurricanes, the most violent storms on Earth, and how NASA uses satellites to study and understand these storms.
My NASA Data - Data Literacy Cubes
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Using the My NASA Data Literacy Cubes will enhance students exploration of graphs, maps, and datasets to enrich their observations and inferences. The cubes offer an interactive and engaging way for participants to explore graphs, maps, and datasets.
Hurricanes as Heat Engines screenshot
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Students will use various visualizations (i.e. images, charts, and graphs) to explore the energy exchange that occurs when hurricanes extract heat energy from the ocean.
My NASA Data - Seasonal Science: Building Claims from Evidence
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Students will analyze surface temperature and solar radiation data to construct explanations about the relationship of seasons and temperature to the amount of solar energy received on Earth’s surface.
GRACE water map
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This My NASA Data lesson plan takes students through data from the GRACE satellite mission to help them understand where regions around the globe may experience a change in their freshwater availability.
Chart of tropical cyclones by latitude
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In this lesson, students will learn how to compare data displays related to tropical cyclones to identify patterns and relationships in the data. They will be able to create their own data displays or use the ones provided.
Photo of hurricane from space
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Learn all about hurricanes, the most violent storms on Earth.
Satellite image of Earth
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This interactive lesson uses a blow-up globe and a kinesthetic activity to help participants gain an understanding of how much water is on Earth’s surface.
Chart of IMERG monthly rainfall totals
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Did you know NASA has satellites that observe rain and snow all over the world? With this activity you can access NASA data to see how much precipitation was observed by satellites for your location any time from June 2000 to the present.

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