As we know polar bears are most affected by the warming of our planet and melting of ice around the poles. That why it is very important that satellites like NPP constantly monitor the Earth's health from space to help scientist build models and predict how climate is changing overtime. Follow NPPy in this and other episodes to come and find out more about his adventures and the NPP mission.
This video helps explain the goal of the NPP satellite and other similar satellites for monitoring our climate and predicting changes in a way that is clearer to younger students.
ACTIVITY DESCRIPTION AND TEACHING MATERIALS
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TEACHING NOTES / CONTEXT FOR USE
This video can be used to help reach younger students and generate discussion on climate change, how it is affecting our earth, what might happen in the future, and how scientists are studying it.
Assessment is at the discretion of the educator in how this video is applied and the participation expected.