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Exploration: Satellites--Our Eyes In The Sky

42 minutes 50 seconds

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Offers a look at what kind of information satellites provide about our world. Satellite imagery has multiple uses: showing crops and pests, monitoring weather in all its forms, following forest fires and air pollutants, and more. Imagery notes climate changes, the ozone layer, and temperature of many things--all designed to predict and protect. These sensors present unusual windows to our world.

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Runtime: 42 minutes 50 seconds

Space station as seen from space. Caption: Section by section, it grew.
Season 0 / Ep 1
10 minutes 48 seconds
Grade Level: 5 - 9
Graphic of peaks and valleys below the surface of the water. Caption: And satellites unveil the seafloor,
Season 0 / Ep 2
42 minutes 50 seconds
Grade Level: 5 - 12
Glowing light in the center of concentric rings of gaseous substance. Caption: Formed of an inner ring 4.5 billion years ago,
Season 0 / Ep 3
12 minutes 12 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12