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Patrons learn about how scientists use satellite-data visualizations to detect wildfires from space, and use mobile devices to detect mock wildfires with a pixelation app

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Add a Tech Twist Required: A mobile device with a pixelation app, and a computer with internet access and NASA's Eyes Program installed is required for this activity
Hints for uses in your library This activity works best if each group (of 2-4 people) has their own mobile device, but modifications can be made to share devices among groups
Related Links Press Release: Satellite Sensors would Deliver Global Fire Coverage
SciJinks: Can Meteorologists Help Fight Wildfires?
Originating Source NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory
Image credit: NASA
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Wildfires by Howard K Trammel
Heat Waves and Wildfires by Joanna Brundle
Satellite Imaging of Forest Canopies by Earth Observation

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Pixels on Fire

Pixels on Fire

Patrons learn about how scientists use satellite-data visualizations to detect wildfires from space, and use mobile devices to detect mock wildfires with a pixelation app