Main Content
Educational Lesson Plans

Educational Lesson Plans

Weekly updated images

Land Change with Landsat
Introduction

These activities will introduce you to Landsat images and how the Landsat satellites work.

Land Change with Landsat
Urban Growth-Phoenix, AZ

From 438 miles above the Earth, Landsat satellites capture all sorts of changes on the Earth's surface.

Interactives

Interactives

Collections and Games

Earthshots
Satellite images of environmental changes

Travel the world at your own pace and see changes to the Earth's surface in these satellite images of environmental transformation.

Spot the Change Quiz
Interpreting Satellite Images

Track changes to the Earth's surface. Test your ability to see what a scientist sees!

Test Your Memory
Image matching at different levels

This memory game has a challenging twist. The pairs of images are not identical. Instead, they are before and after images of a changing location.

Satellite Puzzles
Various state images to choose from

First put together your state, then try another. Notice the types of land features captured by satellites as you fit the pieces together.