Visualizing Carbon Pathways

This activity introduces students to visualization capabilities available through NASA's Earth Observatory, global map collection, NASA NEO and ImageJ. Using these tools, students build several animations of satellite data that illustrate carbon pathways through the Earth system.

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Ali Whitmer
Bruce Caron
LuAnn Dahlman
David Herring
Ray Tschillard
Betsy Youngman
Earth Exploration Toolbook
Activity takes several class periods.

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Teaching Tips

Teaching Tips

Websites linked to from activity have changed so some of the tools and practice activities are not currently available - could be updated fairly easily by someone at TERC but is it worth the time and effort.

Professional Development is available and might be very useful for educator

Requires a bank of computers.

Must download the free Image J software.

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