This poster presents visual data collected from satellites, ground based observations, and model predications representing solar energy, average temperature, cloud cover, precipitation, soil moisture and vegetation over a 12-month period in 1987. The poster and the associated learning activities enable students to use the data to explore ideas about the environment and gain an understanding of the Earth as a system.
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Subject: Geoscience:Geology, Hydrology, Lunar and Planetary Science, Atmospheric Science, Biology Resource Type: Audio/Visual:Images/Illustrations Grade Level: Middle (6-8), High School (9-12) Data Derived: Data Derived Topics: Earth surface, Atmosphere, Solar system, Biosphere, Hydrosphere/Cryosphere Theme: Teach the Earth:Course Topics:Atmospheric Science, Hydrology/Hydrogeology, Planetary Science, Teach the Earth:Teaching Topics:WaterKeywords: Systems, Interactions, Feedback Loops, Precipitation, Seasonal Variations, Soils -- Properties, Formation, Relation to Ecosystem, Clouds and Cloud Cover, Remote Sensing (Active and Passive)
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