Weather to Fly By: Detecting Clouds Using Infrared Energy

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Using simple materials, students investigate weather, aviation, and the properties of the atmosphere. One activity, "Detecting Clouds Using Infrared Energy", has students demonstrate how a satellite’s infrared detector can see weather. Using only their hands, students create a thermal image map.

Tags: atmosphere, weather, satellites, aviation

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Grade LevelK - 8
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Topics Aeronautics
Earth Science
General Science
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