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Deforestation in Brazil is presented as an example of major environmental changes occurring worldwide. By comparing Landsat images of Rondônia, Brazil from 1975 and 1992, students will analyze the environmental impacts as well as the intended and unintended consequences of tree removal. The URL opens to the investigation directory, with links to teacher and student materials, lesson extensions, resources, teaching tips, and assessment strategies. This is Investigation 4 of four found in the Grades 5-8 Module 3 of Mission Geography. The Mission Geography curriculum integrates data and images from NASA missions with the National Geography Standards. Each of the four investigations in Module 3, while related, can be done independently.

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    History of science,NSDL,Grade 5,NSDL_SetSpec_ncs-NSDL-COLLECTION-000-003-112-115,Social Sciences,Earth Science,Engineering and technology:Aircraft, probes, satellites and/or spacecraft,Upper Elementary,The nature of science:Science and society,Landsat/LDCM,Middle School,Elementary School,oai:nsdl.org:2200/20140407123046220T,History/Policy/Law,Engineering and technology:Remote sensing,Earth and space science:Earth structure:Vegetation/land cover,Engineering and technology:Image processing and visualization,Engineering,Vocational/Professional Development Education,Technology,Geoscience,Geography

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