Eye of the Storm

Eye of the Storm Activity Source: Esri A tropical storm is brewing in the Atlantic Ocean. It’s causing rain and thunderstorms over the Caribbean, and it will soon be a tropical depression — the beginning of a hurricane. By the time Hurricane Mitch leaves the Central America, more than 11,000 people will be dead and as many as 18,000 more will be missing. (Activity adapted from Mapping Our World at http://edcommunity. [Read More]

Tropical Atlantic Aerosols

Tropical Atlantic Aerosols Activity Source: Adapted with permission by National Aeronautics and Space Administration. MY NASA DATA (http://mynasadata.larc.nasa.gov) makes NASA Earth science data accessible to K-12 teachers and students, as well as citizen scientists. You can use the data and lessons with your existing science curriculum. The investigations will help you to practice science inquiry and math or technology skills using real measurements of Earth system variables and processes. MY NASA DATA microsets are created using data from NASA Earth science satellite missions. [Read More]