EO Kids

Barrier Islands: Sands & Lands in Motion – download pdf (7 MB) October 2020

Explore the shore with EO Kids’ Barrier Islands: Sands & Lands in Motion. Learn about Earth’s changing shorelines, especially barrier islands.  Plus, create your own model of the shores and watch erosion and deposition take place in our “DIY Science” activity: “A Model Shoreline.”

Explore the changing seashore with EO Kid’s issue, Barrier Islands: Sands and Lands in Motion. Autumn Burdick shows you how to do the simple experiment where you can make your own model shoreline and observe longshore drift in action.

Earth Observatory stories highlighted in this issue of EO Kids:

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

Mission: Biomes online interactive activity to support learning and awareness of seven terrestrial biomes.

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).”

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!