Keeping Nine Eyes on the Weather

This Keeping Nine Eyes on the Weather activity & project also includes:

Take a look at climate change from another angle. Readers learn about the MISR instrument on the Terra satellite and how it studies Earth. Pupils experience how the multiple cameras give scientists multiple views so they can better study how particles are distributed within the atmosphere. Within activities, learners mimic the multiple views of the cameras while looking at an object.

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Instructional Ideas
  • Use a digital camera to take pictures from different angles of an object to show the different views
  • Lead a discussion on climate change
Classroom Considerations
  • Requires building a device using cardboard tubes and large pieces of cardboard
Pros
  • Contains four tasks to create a better explanation of how the different perspectives give more information about an object
  • Includes links to find out more information about the satellite
Cons
  • None