This module provides current scientific information and data on how scientists study and monitor polar sea ice processes on Earth.
The classroom resources are presented in the form of an electronic lecture that includes information on the satellite and sensor. Digital files for the graphics are provided so that you may either view them directly on screen or send them to a printer to make color view graphs.
The following are provided for each chapter.
references and suggested reading
The computer lab resources contain guided inquiry exercises, satellite data, and freeware image analysis software (SEE Image).
An Instructor's Guide that contains the following information is included for each exercise.
National Science Education Content Standards
science process skills
image processing skills
answers to the exercise questions
Terms are defined and acronyms are expanded.
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