In this set of activities, pupils will learn about different applications of earth observation for monitoring the planet and assessing land surface temperature focusing in urban land cover.

Subjects: Geography, Earth science, Environment, Physics

Age range: 14–16 years old

Type: reading, fieldwork, online research

Complexity: medium to advanced

Lesson time required: 4 hours

Includes the use of Internet, presentation and spreadsheet software, simple surveying equipment