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Educational Items

This page and its subsidiary pages contain items of a general education nature that all have some relation to the Multi-angle Imaging SpectroRadiometer (MISR), e.g. to the science being addressed by MISR, but they do not necessarily describe activities of the MISR mission, nor do they necessarily originate from MISR. We hope you will enjoy these items.

Outreach articles of general interest

Selected educational resources

  • Education Gateway at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory
  • Educational resources at NASA Langley Atmospheric Sciences Data Center
  • NASA STEM Engagement
    An electronic resource for connecting educators and students to NASA information, services, and materials.
  • NASA Climate Change
    A resource for the latest climate data and educational resources on climate change.
  • The GLOBE program
    Sponsored by NASA and other federal agencies, the GLOBE program trains primary and secondary school teachers around the world to lead their students in gathering scientific measurements of the world around them, which are used by scientists and by GLOBE students in their own research projects.
  • GLOBE Observer
    Citizen scientists anywhere on Earth are invited to download the GLOBE Observer app and contribute to its public data repository by recording observations of clouds, land cover, mosquito habitat and more.
  • Eyes on the Earth
    Monitor the vital signs of the planet and track NASA’s fleet of Earth-observing satellites.
  • Remote Sensing Core Curriculum (RSCC)
    A series of lecture outlines using digital data sets from existing NASA sensors and future missions. Lectures are developed in cooperation with international experts and businesses whose experience ensures an authoritative and substantive curriculum foundation.
  • NASA ARSET program
    The NASA Applied Earth Sensing Training Program (ARSET) provides access to in-person and online training for various Earth-related datasets and tools provided by NASA.
  • Digital Library for Earth System Education (DLESE)
    A community resource for learning about the Earth. The library offers access to Earth system data and learning resources.
  • Practical Uses of Math and Science (PUMAS)
    A collection of math and science examples, written mostly by scientists and engineers, to show how topics taught in K-12 classes can be used in interesting settings. The goal is to capture the vast experience that working scientists have with practical uses of math and science.
  • The Space Place
    Offers information, games, and cool activities for kids and teachers.

Public Access to Earth and Space Imagery

  • Earth Observatory
    NASA's Earth Observatory features new satellite imagery and scientific information about our home planet.
  • Planetary Photojournal
    The Planetary Photojournal archives released Earth and Planetary images from NASA-JPL, including the higher resolution formats generally preferred for publication.
  • Astronaut Photography of Earth
    A collection of selected astronaut-acquired imagery of Earth.
  • Welcome to the planets
    A collection of many of the best images from NASA's planetary exploration program.