Investigation 3: How does remote sensing search for the geographies of the past?

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Students explore how a radar sensor detects previously unknown ancient sites in Guatemala. They find relationships between remotely sensed images and ground-level photographs of a site and recognize the role of geography in understanding the physical and cultural features of a region. Students discover the differences among aerial, oblique, and ground-level images. This investigation includes a culminating activity that requires access to computers and the Internet.

5-8 Module 4 Investigation 3 in .pdf format

Investigation 3 Student Materials in .pdf format


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