Real-Time Satellite Images of the Earth

Real-Time View of Earth
Backup Site
  • Use this site view a Map of the Earth showing night and day. 
  • Use the images on this site to enrich a lesson on rotation. The students will be able to see which parts of the Earth are in light and darkness. 
  • Students can view satellite images of continents, land forms, and oceans that they are currently studying
  • Language Arts - Write about what you would be doing right now at various places around the world
  • Geography - Find a satellite image of the area of the world that you are studying. What can you tell by looking at the location from above? Use a classroom map to locate a place you would like to visit ; then try to find it a satellite image of the place.
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