Tropical Atlantic Aerosols

Students will use real satellite data to determine 1) where the greatest concentrations of aerosols are located during the course of a year in the tropical Atlantic region and 2) their source of origin. This is an inquiry-style lesson where students pull real aerosol data and attempt to identify trends among data sets.

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Rex Roettger
NASA - My NASA Data Collection
Activity takes about one 50-minute class period. Computer access is very desirable for effectiveness of lesson

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