Wildfire Imaging

Curriculum Aligned Grade: Grade 6

Curriculum Outcome:

Science 6-7: Observe, describe and interpret the movement of objects in the sky; and identify pattern and order in these movements.

Science 6-10: Describe characteristics of trees and the interaction of trees with other living things in the local environment.

Available for: Grade 4, Grade 5, Grade 6, Grade 7

Lesson: Learn about our second satellite, Ex-Alta 2, which will be taking images of the Earth to be used for wildfire sciences. Students will learn about many wildfire properties and how they affect society.

Activity: Students will perform an analysis as “wildfire scientists” on hypothetical compiled data from our second satellite, Ex-Alta 2.