Browse ESS2.C Resources

Browse ESS2.C Resources

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You get to be the scientist in the "Build It Yourself: Satellite!" game! Choose what science your satellite will be used to study, and then decide what wavelengths, instruments, and optics will help you learn the most about the science you've chosen.
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Students then collect and analyze data about the size and shapes of raindrops. Students have the opportunity to compare a 2-D representation to a 3-D representation to understand why scientists use multiple sources of data to study Earth Systems.
Investigating the Climate System: Energy Cycle
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A downloadable PDF lesson plan which explores Earth's energy cycle.
Polar sea ice
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The Water and Energy Cycle Focus Area studies the distribution, transport and transformation of water and energy within the Earth System.
Diagram of the satellites that make up the GPM constellation
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Diagram of the multiple precipitation measurement satellites which comprise the GPM constellation.
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Find out how you can help NASA scientists study different types of snowflakes to learn about the atmosphere and changes in climate.
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Learn how clouds are formed and watch an experiment to make a cloud using liquid nitrogen.
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Animation that demonstrates the global coverage of the GPM Constellation of satellites.
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This animation shows one molecule of water completing the hydrologic cycle.

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