On November 12, 2015, NASA released cutting-edge visualizations related to one of Earth's key cyclical flows of energy and matter: the carbon cycle. As global atmospheric carbon increases, the carbon cycle will play a leading role in the future of climate. Give your students a front-row seat to the frontiers of science by bringing these visualizations into the classroom with the help of NASA Wavelength.
In celebration of Earth Science Week’s theme of Visualizing Earth Systems, NASA scientists, visualizers and others affiliated with NASA Earth science agreed to share their research and expertise in blog posts. Their blogs feature the latest in the creation and scientific utilization of visualizations.
International Observe the Moon Night (InOMN) is an annual worldwide celebration of lunar science and exploration. One day each year, everyone on Earth is invited to unite and observe and learn about the Moon and its connection to planetary science, and share personal and community connections we all have to the Moon.
Throughout 2015, NASA scientists and educators have been writing blog posts about what light means to them and their research. At NASA Wavelength we would like to highlight these blog posts and associated lists of educational resources to bring this international celebration of light into your classrooms and out-of-school programs.
In this post, we have highlighted some valuable resources you can use to establish summer reading programs with your students, no matter what their age. Summer reading isn’t just about language skills or reading proficiency, it can also serve to further engage students in STEM fields in a new way. From graphic novels to textbook chapters, there's a broad range to choose from on Wavelength.
This year, the 45th anniversary of Earth Day, found students engaged with NASA science like never before. Students of all ages on field trips made their way to the National Mall and Union Station to participate in hands-on science activities with NASA scientists and educators. The general public, too, enjoyed the opportunity to stop and learn more about our home planet, straight from the experts.
The image known as Earthrise, perhaps the most famous photograph of the Earth from space, documents the moment when our planet was seen for the first time by human eyes as it rose above the horizon of another world. A new visualization recreates the event surrounding the capture of this iconic image.