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Visual and Remote Sensing Data

VRSD displays rendered satellite images of hurricanes and other natural phenomena created by the Laboratory for Atmospheres at NASA Goddard Space Flight Center.

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Project Spectra!

A great resource with games, worksheets about how light is used to explore the solar system from measuring atmospheres and soils to designing your own planet. Covering many topics such as ...

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Global Greenhouse

A simple experiment to find out how the earth's atmosphere traps the sun's heat. Requires little equipment and safe for all ages.

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Aurora

When energetic charged particles enter the earth's atmosphere from the solar wind, they tend to be channeled toward the poles by the magnetic force.

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Ice, Ocean, Atmosphere and Climate

Why the South Pole is a great place to study our planet's climate.

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How Mars Works

All about Mars: its origins, composition, atmosphere etc. This page is part of Marshall Brain's HowStuffWorks.com.

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Infrasound meteor detection

A page discussing the use of infrasound to detect meteors that enter the earth's atmosphere.

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Why is the sky blue?

Detailed explanation of why the sky is blue with more details about the atmosphere and experiments to do.

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Scattering of light

How light is scattered in the atmosphere, explained simply.

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Why is the Sky Blue?

A short and simple description to a common question - Why is the Sky Blue? - The blue color of the sky is a result of sunlight passing through and interacting with the atmosphere.

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