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GLOBE Earth System Science Poster and Activity Guide DLESE Reviewed Collection
This poster includes activities using NASA satellite imagery from 2007 to guide students in understanding global patterns and connections related to the following topics: insolation, surface temperature, cloud fraction, rainfall, aerosols, and biosphere. The associated learning activities help students identifying connections between these components and identify global patterns.
Intended for grade levels:
  • National Science Education Standards (NSES):
    • 5-8:
      • Unifying concepts and processes:
        • Change, constancy, and measurement
        • Evidence, models, and explanation
        • Evolution and equilibrium
        • Systems, order, and organization
      • A - Science as inquiry:
        • Understanding about scientific inquiry
      • B - Physical science:
        • Transfer of energy
      • D - Earth and space science:
        • Structure of the earth system
      • E - Science and technology:
        • Understandings about sci. / tech.
      • F - Science in personal / social perspectives:
        • Natural hazards
  • National Geography Standards:
    • Environment and society:
    • The changes that occur in the meaning, use, distribution, and importance of resources
  • Human systems:
  • The characteristics, distributions, and complexity of Earth's cultural mosaics
Type of resource:
  • For the classroom:
    • Lesson plan
  • Visual:
    • Illustration - artistic
    • Imagery - remotely sensed
    • Visualization - scientific
  • Physical object
  • Agricultural science
  • Atmospheric science
  • Biology
  • Ecology
  • Hydrology
  • Soil science
  • Space science
  • Technology
  • Other
Technical requirements:
No specific technical requirements, just a browser required
Cost / Copyright:
Cost information is not known
This product is not free and clear for general use.
DLESE Catalog ID: NASA-ESERevProd339
Resource contact / Creator / Publisher:
Contact: TERC