Remote Sensing  » Imagery and Applications

Satellite imagery provides scientists and educators with exciting tools for investigation, inquiry, analysis and stewardship. This lesson is a practical guide toward incorporating satellite imagery in science classrooms.

Dust Plume in Northern Mexico
This is a visible image from a polar orbiting satellite showing a dust plume in Northern Mexico

In this lesson you will learn:

  • Nomenclature related to satellite images
  • Some places to get images on the Internet

Time requirement

This lesson will take about 45 minutes to complete