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Description:

This is an activity about albedo, which is a measurement of the reflectance of a planetary surface. Learners will classify areas on an image in terms of albedo values and then sketch their own portion of an image from space. These sketches are assembled to view the larger image that the class or group has created.

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    Education Levels:

    • Grade 1
    • Grade 2
    • Grade 3
    • Grade 4
    • Grade 5
    • Grade 6
    • Grade 7
    • Grade 8
    • Grade 9
    • Grade 10
    • Grade 11
    • Grade 12

    Keywords:

    Space Science,Informal Education,Engineering and technology:Remote sensing,Middle School,NSDL,Planetary Science,NSDL_SetSpec_ncs-NSDL-COLLECTION-000-003-112-115,Physical sciences:Light and optics,Physics,Engineering,oai:nsdl.org:2200/20140407124023974T,Technology,Space science,Vocational/Professional Development Education,Dawn,Middle School Programming,Engineering and technology:Image processing and visualization,visual analysis,Earth and space science:Solar system:Planetary geology

    Language:

    English

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    Public - Available to anyone

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