NASA's Earth-Now App Helps Kids Research Climate

NASA's Earth-Now App Helps Kids Research Climate

App of the Day picks are selected from the top edtech tools reviewed by Common Sense Education, which helps educators find the best ed-tech tools, learn best practices for teaching with tech, and equip students with the skills they need to use technology safely and responsibly.

Title: Earth-Now
Summary: Enticing display of climate data updated regularly

Pros: Students can view recent climate data and events on an engaging visual platform.
Cons: A lack of comparative baseline data makes it difficult to analyze some of the data sets.
Bottom Line: There's a lot of potential in this visually stimulating resource tool, but teachers will need to do some serious legwork to make the data meaningful.

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By Common Sense Education