A DataSheet concisely describes a particular scientific data set in a way that is useful to educators interested in teaching with the data set. DataSheets highlight the connections between data sets and specific topics in science; they explicate how to acquire the data and include (when available) links to classroom activities that use the data. More information about DataSheets.


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Exploring Mote Marine Laboratory Oceanography Data in the Classroom part of Datasheets
Transect station data from the Phytoplankton Ecology Program at the Mote Marine Laboratory provide processed data in graphical form illustrating salinity, temperature, fluorescence, and density for a transect ...

Subject: Biology:Ecology:Metabolism, Geoscience:Oceanography:Physical , Biological, Biology:Ecology:Habitats:Marine

Exploring USGS Peak Streamflow Data in the Classroom part of Datasheets
This real-time raw and processed streamflow data from over 7000 stream gauges nationwide is from the United States Geological Survey. The data are presented in a variety of formats including graphs, tables, ...

Subject: Environmental Science:Natural Hazards:Floods/Fluvial Processes, Geoscience:Hydrology, Hydrology:Surface Water

Exploring TOXMAP Data in the Classroom part of Datasheets
Accessing Environmental Toxicology Data at TOXMAP allows users to create and view maps of chemicals released into the air, ground, and water. Maps show the locations of facilities that have had chemical releases, ...

Subject: Geoscience:Hydrology:Surface Water:Water Quality/Chemistry , Geoscience:Hydrology:Ground Water:Contaminant hydrology

Exploring Seismology in the Classroom Using the USGS Earthquake Hazards Program Data part of Datasheets
Earthquake Data from the USGS Earthquakes Hazards Program (EHP) provide data on global earthquakes for the last 7 days and highlights the history of earthquake occurrences around the world. Earthquakes are ...

Subject: Geoscience:Geology:Geophysics, Structural Geology:Geophysics and Structural Geology

Exploring the Applications of Synthetic Aperture Radar (SAR) Data part of Datasheets
This DataSheet was prepared by Aleshia Mueller in collaboration with Charles Burrows, Claude Duguay, Melanie Engram, Carlos Rios, and Anton Sommer. The Dataset Use and Relevance Use in ...

Subject: Geoscience:Geology:Geophysics:Geodesy

Footprints on the Moon: Planning the Next Mission to the Moon part of Datasheets
This data is from the Clementine Lunar Mission. Data is available as images and is searchable by latitude and longitude. Users can adjust the image scale. Students will also make use of mineral maps from The ...

Exploring Aerosol Optical Thickness Using MODIS Satellite Imagery in NEO part of Datasheets
"Aerosol Optical Thickness is the degree to which aerosols prevent the transmission of light" in the atmoshpere.1 "An aerosol optical thickness of less than 0.1 indicates a crystal clear sky with ...

Subject: Environmental Science:Air Quality:Pollutants, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Meteorology:Air quality:Dust and Particulates, Pollutants, Smog, Environmental Science:Air Quality:Smog, Dust and Particulates, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Meteorology:Atmospheric circulation

Exploring Oceanographic Data in the Classroom Using the Laboratory for Ocean Color Users part of Datasheets
Data from NASA's Laboratory for Ocean Color Users is intended to provide a guided pathway to aid in the utilization of ocean color data for oceanographic and environmental research. Ocean color data provides ...

Subject: Geoscience:Oceanography, Oceanography:Biological, Physical

Exploring Sea Ice Data from Satellites part of Datasheets
The browse and summary data provide imagery of monthly sea ice conditions and anomalies, as well as text files with monthly total extent and area values. The raw data are 2-dimensional gridded fields with daily ...

Subject: Environmental Science:Global Change and Climate:Climate Change:Anthropogenic causes, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climate Change:Anthropogenic causes, Impacts of climate change, Environmental Science:Global Change and Climate:Climate Change:Impacts of climate change, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climate Change