NASA Wavelength Resources Collection

NASA Wavelength is a collection of resources that incorporate NASA content and have been subject to peer review. You can search this collection using key words and/or the drop down menus to pinpoint resources to use with your audience of learners.
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Changes in Climate & Wildfires

In this unit, students investigate the role of climate in the increasing risk of wildfires around the world. The impacts of Arctic Amplification, El Nino Southern Oscillation and Arctic Oscillation are examined through an analysis of NASA datasets.

Wetlands: Unit Plan

Future Temperature Projections Unit Plan

NASA eClips Real World: Earth's Energy Balance–Small Changes, Big Impact

NASA eClips Real World: Earth's Energy Balance–Energy In and Energy Out

STEM412: Global Climate Change Education for Middle School

This online, facilitated course is designed for middle-school educators wishing to teach global climate change.

World Electricity Consumption and Carbon Dioxide

In this problem set, learners will analyze a table of global electricity consumption to answer a series of questions and consider the production of carbon dioxide associated with that consumption. Answer key is provided.

Climate Change Online Lab

Students will use NASA's Global Climate Change website to research five of the key indicators (vital signs) of Earth’s climate health. These indicators are: global surface temperature, carbon dioxide concentrations, sea level, Arctic sea ice, and land ice.

NASA eClips™ Real World: What is Soil Moisture?

In this video clip, see how NASA measures soil moisture from space with the Soil Moisture Active Passive Mission (SMAP). Learn to calculate soil moisture in your own backyard and discover the real world applications for this data. NASA eClips™ are short, relevant educational video segments.

Global Change Primer

This introductory chapter for educators provides background information to support classroom investigations of global climate change. Topics addressed include the structure and composition of the atmosphere, General Circulation Models (GCMs), 2xCO2 scenarios, uncertainty, and human impacts.

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