Remote Sensing Exercise for Teacher Workshops

Contents

Anaktuvuk, Alaska

 

 

Anaktuvuk, Alaska from FAA Cam

 

 

Introduction Astronomy Earth's Magnetic Field Earth Quakes Live Cams: Places
Maps NASA Transportation Cams Volcano Water Weather

Introduction

In the last three years, the United States Government has placed online real time data from any number of government sources such as the marine buoy system, the NOAA weather system, EPA's Surf your Watershed, USGS water resources information, the seismic tracking system, and the volcano tracking system.

This data may be used for a variety of purposes from studies of the particular system to data for problems in Mathematics. I have used it to teach:

A typical lesson plan has these components.

Links to different remote sensing systems:

Astronomy

Earth's Magnetic Field

Earthquake

Live Cams: Places

Live Cams: Places Continued

Maps of all Kinds

NASA

NASA Cont.

Transportation

Volcano

Water or Ocean Information

Water or Ocean Information Cont.

Weather

Weather Cont.

Updated 09/19/2003 by Jack L. Carter

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