The newest satellite to monitor global sea level is ready for its journey into space. Sentinel-6 Michael Freilich, the latest in a series of spacecraft designed to monitor the global ocean, is scheduled to launch on Saturday, Nov. 21. Will you be watching? Sentinel-6 Michael Freilich , the latest in a series of spacecraft designed to monitor our oceans, is scheduled to launch from Vandenberg Air Force Base in central California on Saturday, Nov. 21, 2020. The satellite will be followed in 2025 by its twin, Sentinel-6B. Together, the pair is tasked with extending our nearly ...
Posted in: Curriculum: EDUCATION RESEARCH SCIENCE AND MATH TECHNOLOGY STEM Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion: DIVERSITY, EQUITY, AND INCLUSION Field Campaigns: SEASONS AND BIOMES WATERSHEDS EL NIÑO GPM GLOBE Science Topics: CLIMATE CLIMATE CHANGE DATA INCLUDED GENERAL SCIENCE EARTH AS A SYSTEM EARTH SYSTEM SCIENCE SCIENTIST SKILLS GLOBE Working Groups: SCIENCE WORKING GROUP EDUCATION WORKING GROUP TECHNOLOGY WORKING GROUP DEI WORKING GROUP Investigation Areas: ATMOSPHERE WATER VAPOR EARTH AS A SYSTEM PRECIPITATION WATER TEMPERATURE GREEN-UP / GREEN-DOWN LAND COVER CLASSIFICATION Learning Activities: S2: WHAT ARE SOME FACTORS THAT AFFECT SEASONAL PATTERNS? S4: MODELING THE REASONS FOR SEASONAL CHANGE S5: SEASONAL CHANGE ON LAND AND WATER LC2: REPRESENTING THE STUDY SITE IN A DIAGRAM LC3: USING GRAPHS TO SHOW CONNECTIONS WE'RE ALL CONNECTED: EARTH SYSTEM INTERACTIONS S3: HOW DO SEASONAL TEMP PATTERNS VARY AMONG DIFFERENT WORLD REGIONS? WATER WALK MODEL A CATCHMENT BASIN PRACTICING YOUR PROTOCOLS WATER DETECTIVES MODEL YOUR WATER BALANCE MEASURE UP WATER WONDERS Primary Audience: ALUMNI COUNTRY COORDINATORS PARTNERS SCIENTISTS STUDENTS TEACHERS TRAINERS Student Research Reports: STANDARD RESEARCH REPORT U.S. STUDENT RESEARCH SYMPOSIA (SRS) MISSION EARTH REPORT MISSION MOSQUITO REPORT