Image from TERRA
Wed, 28 Jul 2021 10:00 EDT

Soil is the foundation of our food systems, and sustainable farming depends upon healthy soil, which has impacts far beyond the field on air, water and climate. Wind and water, hastened by human activity and climate change, erode the richest soil at the surface.

Image from TERRA
Wed, 23 Jun 2021 14:00 EDT

For tiny airborne-particle pollution, known as PM 2.5, researchers using NASA data found that variability from meteorology obscured the lockdown signals when observed from space.

Image from TERRA
Tue, 01 Jun 2021 14:00 EDT

The 2021 Atlantic hurricane season starts today, June 1. At NASA, we’re developing new technology and missions to study storm formation and impacts, including ways to understand Earth as a system.

For Educators

NASA Wavelength logoNASA Wavelength is a digital collection of NASA Earth and space science resources for educators of all levels – from elementary to college, to out-of-school programs.

 

S’COOL involves students (ages 5-20+) in real science, making and reporting ground truth observations of clouds to assist in the validation of NASA’s CERES satellite instruments.

 

My Nasa Data BAnner7My NASA Data is a website that was created so that anyone can utilize a huge bank of satellite data for easy use.  This site provides a large number of lesson plans with a  variety of topics.

 

Paper Model_Terra ThumbnailBuild a Paper Model of Terra
Terra model The model can be constructed by cutting out the model template and taping or gluing the pieces together.

 

Research Resources for Students

 

The Earth Observatory offers current information about Earth science through images, articles, fact sheets, blogs, and animations.

 

NASA Earth Observations provides regularly updated global maps of a variety of measurements from Terra instruments, along with a simple analysis tool.

 

Terra Poster

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Front of poster – click to enlarge

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Back of poster – click to enlarge