Image from TERRA
Thu, 30 Dec 2021 13:00 EST

In 2021, Hurricane Ida left over 1 million people without power, tornadoes tore across the American Midwest, volcanoes forced people to evacuate their homes, wildfires covered the American West and unusual flooding wreaked havoc on Central Europe.

Image from TERRA
Thu, 21 Oct 2021 10:00 EDT

Instruments, like this flux tower, are used by scientists to verify the accuracy of the data available in OpenET, a powerful new web-based platform that puts Earth science data about water use by crops and other vegetation into the hands of farmers and water managers.

Image from TERRA
Thu, 07 Oct 2021 13:00 EDT

The U.S. Forest Service now has a powerful way to view near-real time fire detection from NASA satellite data that they can include in their hourly air quality forecasts.

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.
GLOBE Clouds engages learners of all ages in actively participating in science with NASA. Download the GLOBE Observer app to start contributing to this volunteer science community.

My NASA Data provides grades 3-12 classrooms with authentic NASA satellite data and tools to help analyze Earth system phenomena. Access a variety of lesson plans, interactives, and investigate numerous NASA datasets.
Build a Paper Model of TerraPaper Model_Terra Thumbnail 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