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ERIC Number: EJ944030
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2011-Jul
Pages: 5
Abstractor: ERIC
Reference Count: 1
ISSN: ISSN-0887-2376
Cloud Study Investigators: Using NASA's CERES S'COOL in Problem-Based Learning
Moore, Susan; Popiolkowski, Gary
Science Scope, v34 n9 p20-24 Jul 2011
1This article describes how, by incorporating NASA's Students' Cloud Observations On-Line (S'COOL) project into a problem-based learning (PBL) activity, middle school students are engaged in authentic scientific research where they observe and record information about clouds and contribute ground truth data to NASA's Clouds and the Earth's Radiant Energy System (CERES) experiment. (Contains 7 figures.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Middle Schools
Audience: N/A
Language: English
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