Taking Photos from Space

Taking Photos from Space

by Rane Anderson


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Landsat satellites orbit the Earth to get images. Learn how these images are made using heat. Then, find out how these cutting-edge satellites are helping save the planet! Created in collaboration with the Smithsonian Institution, this Smithsonian Informational Text builds students' reading skills while engaging their curiosity about STEAM topics through real-world examples. It features a hands-on STEAM challenge that guides students through every step of the engineering design process and is perfect for makerspace activities. It makes STEAM career connections by providing a glimpse into the lives of real-life Smithsonian employees currently working in STEAM fields. Discover engineering innovations that solve real-world problems with this book that touches on all aspects of STEAM: Science, Technology, Engineering, the Arts, and Math!

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781493866854
Publisher: Teacher Created Materials
Publication date: 07/02/2018
Series: Smithsonian Series: Informational Text
Pages: 32
Product dimensions: 7.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.08(d)
Age Range: 7 - 11 Years

Table of Contents

Superhero Vision 4

The Big Picture 6

Seeing the Problem 12

Failures 18

Algae Blooms 22

The Next Generation 26

Steam Challenge 28

Glossary 30

Index 31

Career Advice 32

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