A View From Above

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Analyzing and interpreting satellite data takes knowledge and patience. Through a detailed lab investigation, young scholars learn the process of analyzing this data. They use technology to create color images and maps from real sattelite data.

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Instructional Ideas

  • Incorporate the background information as a mini-lecture before the activity
Classroom Considerations

  • Requires laptops for pupils with the open source software LEO Works
  • Expects a fundamental understanding of satellites and their functions
Pros

  • Uses software that simulates a real analysis of satellite data
  • Includes images to make instructions clear
Cons

  • None