Exploration and application of natural and infrared color images in middle school

Steven K. Croft, Stephen M. Pompea, Steven McGee

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Abstract

A new classroom-tested software package provides an innovative curriculum for teaching elementary concepts in spectrum and color. Students explore the construction of natural and infrared color composites of Earth scenes to determine the unique spectral characteristics of terrestrial plants and apply this knowledge to a search for life on Mars.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Article number96631I
JournalProceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering
Volume9663
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 2003
Event8th International Topical Meeting on Education and Training in Optics and Photonics - Tucson, United States
Duration: Oct 6 2003 → …

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Condensed Matter Physics
  • Computer Science Applications
  • Applied Mathematics
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering

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