Atmospheric Science
Trading Cards and Lesson Plans

 

Trading Cards are a fun and interesting method for learning about the Earth's climate. Various aspects of Atmospheric Sciences are illustrated on Science, Mission, Data, Satellite, and Instrument cards, with an Introduction card to preface the set. Each card highlights important information that NASA uses in order to measure the Earth's climate. Each set of trading cards is accomplanied by lesson plans and activities for grades 5 through 8.

Link to Radiation Budget Education Page. The Radiation Budget Education Page contains links to the Earth Radiation Budget trading cards and lesson plans to help you understand how the Earth's climate relates to the energy received from the Sun.
Link to Aerosol Education Page. The Aerosol Education Page contains links to the Aerosol trading cards and lesson plans to help you understand how the particles in the atmosphere affect the Earth's climate.
Link to Tropospheric Chemistry Education Page. The Tropospheric Chemistry Education Page contains a link to printable Tropospheric Chemistry trading cards to help you understand how the chemical properties of the atmosphere affect the Earth's climate.