EO Kids

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 and NASA Stories Highlighted in this Issue

The Ozone Hole: We Need More Sunscreen

The Ozone Hole: We Need More Sunscreen

EO Kids is discovering more about Earth’s ozone layer and about what happens when it gets damaged. Plus, create your own ozone hole map in our “Data Viz” activity: “Mapping Ozone.”

Making and Melting Ice at Earth’s Poles

Making and Melting Ice at Earth’s Poles

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).”

Cleaning Up Our Air

Cleaning Up Our Air

Take a breath of fresh air. Learn how the air we breathe has become cleaner in the latest issue of EO Kids, Cleaning Up Our Air

Watching Wildfires from Space

Watching Wildfires from Space

Satellites observe and track fires (and what they leave behind) across the world.

From School to NASA Earth Scientist

From School to NASA Earth Scientist

Find out what three NASA scientists wanted to be when they were young and discover what they do now. Then, be a scientist yourself, right now!