Smoke from wildfires can have lingering effects on your local environment and your health. Explore how wildfire smoke travels in our sky and find out how NASA satellites track it in “Smoky Skies and Satellites.” Plus, you can track the movement of smoke in the atmosphere from the Australian bushfires of 2019/2020 by creating a flipbook.
Earth Observatory stories highlighted in this issue of EO Kids:
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).”