Graphics and Measurement
Graphics visualization packages are able to perform measurements such as length and
area on images of earth and the planets. Ways in which to use this capability in the
classroom are explored in this section
Dave Thomas of Network Montana created the lesson plan given below.
In the Sea Temperature Project, students interpret the images and convert the image
data to actual sea temperatures. They also compare sea temperatures for different
Another project that has extensively explored the use of visualization in the classroom
is Covis. Take a look at the Activities Section.
Explore and perform one of the above projects.