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This lesson simulates the process of remote sensing using surface materials of different colors to represent different ground coverings on Earth. Light meters are used as an analog for satellite instruments to record data from surfaces representing... (View More) the different ground coverings. The lesson will help students understand the role of satellites in remote sensing. Instructors can introduce the concept of albedo, which is the percentage of the Sun’s radiation that reflects from different surfaces on Earth. Albedo is an important component of Earth’s radiation budget. The lesson uses the 5E instructional model and is part of the book, "Tour of the Electromagnetic Spectrum." (View Less)
In this problem set, learners will practice fractions by working with the ratios of various molecules or atoms in different compounds to answer a series of questions. Answer key is provided. This is part of Earth Math: A Brief Mathematical Guide to... (View More) Earth Science and Climate Change. (View Less)
In this problem set, learners will answer a series of questions about the complex molecule, Propanal. Answer key is provided. This is part of Earth Math: A Brief Mathematical Guide to Earth Science and Climate Change.