We found 36 resources with the concept satellite images
The Water Cycle: Heating the OceanLesson Planet
1 min 6th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
There is more to the water cycle than simply rain and evaporation! The first installment in a four-part series explores the solar heating of the ocean through three satellite animations. The animations offer different views of the earth...
Sediment Deposition Supports Seafloor SpreadingLesson Planet
5th - 12th
How do seafloor sediment deposits support the theory of seafloor spreading? Dive in to an activity comprised of observation and data analysis. Learners examine the Juan de Fuca Ridge and graph data collected during an actual expedition....
Mapping SkillsLesson Planet
6th - 8th
From compasses to Google Earth, these mapping resources will help your students get acquainted with mapping skills both old and new. You'll find resources here about both political and physical maps, and a number of the activities are interdisciplinary in nature, using maps to shed light on things like climate change, population distribution, and more.
Learning about the Earth Though Remote SensingLesson Planet
7th - 8th CCSS: Adaptable
More than 7,000 satellites have been sent into orbit around the earth, but only 1,000 are currently operational. The lesson starts with scholars creating a Venn diagram comparing two different types of maps. After a discussion of remote...
A Google Earth Introduction to Remote SensingLesson Planet
6th - 12th
Explore the world and gain insight into remote sensing with a lesson that showcases the program, Google Earth. To learn about remote sensing, scholars follow step-by-step instructions to uncover the tools embedded in Google Earth while...
The Global Precipitation Measurement Mission (GPM) LessonLesson Planet
6th - 8th CCSS: Adaptable
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...
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...
You Can Die Here – Death Valley CaliforniaLesson Planet
8th - 10th
Young scholars use Google Maps to explore the rain shadow desert. In this climate lesson, students use the Internet, Google Maps, and directed inquiry worksheets to understand how rain shadow deserts form. Young scholars apply climate...