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What's In the News: Space Episode 10 "Eyes in the Sky: Landsurvey Satellites"
February 3, 2012

Target: Grades 4-12

Length: 15 minutes

This program explains what a landsurvey satellite is and how it "sees" changes in the Earth's geography over time, such as rainforest destruction and population growth. The main scientific concepts discussed are electromagnetic radiation and atmospheric absorption and reflection of radiation.

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