This lesson is designed to help students gain knowledge in using the MY NASA DATA Live Access Server (LAS) to specify and download a microset of data, then to use the data to estimate percentage of snow cover for each...
In this activity, students will learn the more advanced mapping skills of calculating back azimuths and triangulation. Using a local 7.5-minute series map, the teacher will select a starting point and an obstacle, have...
In this activity, students will become familiar with topographic maps and their uses, as well as developing an awareness of their local surroundings in terms of geographic and geological features. The activity is...
This radio broadcast discusses the findings of a conservationist who flew over of most of the continent of Africa in a small plane at low altitude, photographing the ground below every 20 seconds, to form a grid map....
This lesson shows students how to use various types of scales to measure distances on a map. Topics include the statement of equivalency, bar scales, the representative fraction, and how to measure distances along a...
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