The tropics are home to the coconut, and also tropical storms. Learn all about how satellites track storms – from formation, landfall, and the aftermath, in Keeping a Close Eye on the Storm. Then engineer your own tower and see if it can withstand the strong winds of a model storm.
Earth Observatory and NASA Stories Highlighted in this Issue
EO Kids is written for audiences aged 9 to 14. It is published with support from NASA’s Landsat, Terra, and Aqua missions.
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Mission: Biomes online interactive activity to support learning and awareness of seven terrestrial biomes.
Find out about sea ice and its effects on ecosystems and global climate by looking at how and when it forms on Earth. Plus, learn how different types of water freeze in our “DIY Science” activity: “Saltwater is Cool (Literally).”