Tracking Change Over Time lesson plan
Enhance students’ learning of geography, map reading, earth science, and problem solving by observing landscape changes as seen from space. With the Tracking Change over Time lesson plan, students can compare Landsat images from multiple years to better understand how scientists use satellite images to study the changing Earth. Intended for grades 5–8, the lesson plan is flexible and may be used as a student self-guided tutorial or as a teacher-led class lesson.
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