ERIC Number: ED115497
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1975
Reference Count: N/A
NASA Facts, Why Survey from Space?
National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Washington, DC. Educational Programs Div.
In this NASA publication, the technology behind the art of high-altitude surveying is explained in language understood by high school students. The principles behind ground-based surveys are first explained, then several diagrams are utilized in the explanation of photographic surveys. Additional information is provided concerning the use of stereo photography and the importance of lighting. Throughout the publication, examples of photographic surveying appear along with explanations of the uses of the photographs. Included in the work is an extensive bibliography and information for those interested in obtaining SKYLAB survey photographs. (CP)
Descriptors: Geography, Instructional Materials, Maps, Photography, Science Activities, Science Education, Secondary Education, Secondary School Science, Space Sciences, Surveys
NASA, FE/Educational Programs, Washington, D.C. 20546 (free to teachers); Superintendent of Documents, U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington, D.C. 20402 (Stock Number 033-000-00619-5, $0.45)
Publication Type: Books
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Washington, DC. Educational Programs Div.