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Every time you take a cloud observation, the NASA GLOBE Clouds team matches your observation to satellite data. Why do we do this? Your view of clouds is from a different perspective than what is observed from a satellite. Satellites look down at clouds and see the top. When you make your observation, you are looking up towards the sky and seeing the bottom of the clouds. When there is a match, scientists then have a top-down view of clouds from a satellite and a bottom-up view from your spot. When you mix these two views together, you have a more complete picture of the sky....


Posted in: Curriculum: Education Research Science and Math STEM GLOBE Science Topics: Backyard Science Climate Climate Change Data Included General Science GLOBE Protocols Earth as a System Earth System Science Scientist Skills Investigation Areas: Atmosphere Earth As a System News Topics: Regions Primary Audience: Alumni Country Coordinators Partners Scientists Students Teachers Trainers

The NASA GLOBE Clouds team is continuously working with scientists around the world finding ways that cloud observations from citizen scientists impact the most. As we find new ways of using the data, we want to remind you how important each part of your cloud report is to the scientific community. All cloud observations can help with big questions such as the link between clouds and climate. Dr. Patrick Taylor is an atmospheric scientist at NASA Langley Research Center in Hampton, Virginia. In the Clouds and Earth’s Climate video, Patrick discusses how he studies clouds to look at our...


Posted in: Curriculum: Assessment and Evaluation Education Research Science and Math STEM GLOBE Science Topics: Backyard Science Climate Climate Change General Science GLOBE Protocols Earth as a System Earth System Science Scientist Skills GLOBE Working Groups: Science Working Group Education Working Group Investigation Areas: Atmosphere Earth As a System Learning Activities: Atmosphere and Climate News Topics: Community Letters News Briefs Primary Audience: Alumni Country Coordinators Partners Scientists Students Teachers Trainers Student Research Reports: Standard Research Report Teacher's Guide: Investigation Area Documents

Placement: Poltava school № 38 Cordinates: 49°59'31'' n.l., 34°53'27'' e.l. Tree height: 5 m Description: dry buds and leaves can be observed on the branches after winter end. A hole in the south side of the tree  trunk was made by children to the sap flow.


Posted in: Curriculum: Science and Math
Oak

Placement: park "Peremoha" Cordinates: 49°34'38'' n.l., 34°33'45'' e.l. Tree height: 30 m Trunk diameter:  2 m Description: an oak is a representative of botanical natural monument in our town. Dry  leaves can be observed on the branches after winter end.  


Posted in: Curriculum: Science and Math

  Placement: the museum-estate of Ivan Kotlyarevskii. Cordinates: 49°34'54'' n.l., 34°34'04'' e.l. Tree height: 3 m Description: on the branches of cherries you can see the formation of buds.


Posted in: Curriculum: Science and Math