EO Kids

Peeking at Penguins: Poop from Space – download pdf (3 MB) January 2020

Did you know that satellites can be used to find penguin populations by looking at what they leave behind? EO Kids is discovering more about penguins by looking at their poop from space. Read all about it and discover penguin colonies in our “Data Detective” activity: Poop by the Pixel.

Earth Observatory Stories Highlighted in this Issue

Night Vision: Learning from City Lights

Night Vision: Learning from City Lights

All those sparkly lights reveal a lot about where and how people live on Earth – everything from population, to disaster recovery, to where people are celebrating.

The Shape of Farming: Water For Crops

The Shape of Farming: Water For Crops

Farmers use a number of different methods to irrigate crops, and some of them result in pretty interesting shapes.

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!

Greening Up Globally: Forests and Farms

Greening Up Globally: Forests and Farms

EO Kids is seeing green! Can people really change the color of our planet? Find out how Earth is greening up from forests and farms and how NASA can see our greener Earth from space.