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ENV202 / 502 Introductory Remote Sensing

Unit materials for ENV202/502
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If you are thinking building a website for your communication task, there are a bunch of free site builders around that make the job very easy. I used www.weebly.com to build our class companion site. Very simple, and (I think) aesthetically pleasing also.

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Linking Display Groups in ENVI Classic - YouTube

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My screen capture videos are created using Adobe Captivate. You can use this on a 30-day free trial, or there are other more simple freeware options available as well. Try this one http://www.techsmith.com/jing.html

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Why are trees green? - YouTube

Are trees really green? And what does that mean?
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I used GoAnimate to make this cartoon. It's simple to use, and freely available! http://goanimate.com/ ;

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Catalyst: Fundamentals with Bernie Hobbs: Darker When Wet - ABC TV Science

Catalyst: Fundamentals with Bernie Hobbs: Darker When Wet - ABC TV Science | Science Communication | Scoop.it
All great discoveries in science begin with somebody asking a question Newton asked “Why do things fall to the ground?” Darwin asked “How did we end up as we are?” And Bernie Hobbs isn’t afraid to
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Not so simple in terms of the visuals, but check it out in terms of the message

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Why the mantis shrimp is my new favorite animal - The Oatmeal

Why the mantis shrimp is my new favorite animal - The Oatmeal | Science Communication | Scoop.it
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Awesome cartoon

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ReelLife Science 2013 Primary School 2nd Place- Cloghans Hill NS - Germ Busters - YouTube

In second place in the 2013 ReelLife Science competition at Primary level (www.reellifescience.com), under the "Keeping Healthy" category, we have a video ab...
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I love the role play and use of Plasticine models by these kids

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DigiExplanations

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DigiExplanations - Garry Hoban
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Some examples of using digital media for communication. Check out their film competition that you might be interested in after this week's exercise! http://digiexplanations.com/film_competition.html

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ReelLife Science 2013 Secondary School 2nd Place - St Mary's College - The Future for Stem Cells - YouTube

In second place in the 2013 ReelLife Science competition at Secondary level (www.reellifescience.com) under the "Stem Cells" category, we have a video produc...
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Look at how these students use role play to explain a scientific concept

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Flame Challenge - What is color?

This video answers a question - What is Color?
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Note particularly the clarity of presentation in this video. Each image stays on the screen for a relatively long period of time while the narrator talks about it.

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The Flame Challenge - What Is Color?

My entry for the Flame Challenge 2014.
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This video tries to incorporate some humour or silliness to engage

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kejoyce12 - YouTube

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Hi, My name is Karen Joyce, and I am the remote sensing lecturer at Charles Darwin University in the Northern Territory, Australia. This channel is an accumu...
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This is a collection of all my educational videos mostly centered around remote sensing. I have a number of different types of videos, several of which are designed to explain remote sensing concepts to a non-technical audience (see the cartoons for example).

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ENV202 / 502 Introductory Remote Sensing Content Overview - YouTube

This class will be taught in-class and online in Semester 1, 2014 at Charles Darwin University
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PowerPoint slides can get a little tedious, so I've used Prezi here - another free option, see www.prezi.com . 

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NDVI - Normalized Difference Vegetation Index - YouTube

Learn how to understand and derive the NDVI
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I use VideoScribe to create these whiteboard drawings. There is 7-day free trial on this if you are interested in having a go. Go to www.sparkol.com

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Catalyst: Fundamentals: Electromagnetic radiation - ABC TV Science

Catalyst: Fundamentals: Electromagnetic radiation - ABC TV Science | Science Communication | Scoop.it
In the first of a new series of segments for Catalyst Bernie Hobbs makes waves as she dips into the world of electromagnetic radiation
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Another very simple message, though more budgetary allowance for the visual obviously

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ReelLife Science 2013 Primary School 3rd Place- Belmont NS - Five Senses - YouTube

In third place, in the 2013 ReelLife Science competition at Primary level (www.reellifescience.com), under the "Our Bodies" category, we have a video about o...
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These kids are so cute! They make good use out of every day examples to explain their point.

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ReelLife Science 2013 Primary School Winner - Scoil Mhoire Rosmuc - Seed Dispersal - YouTube

In first place in the 2013 ReelLife Science competition at Primary level (www.reellifescience.com), under the "Habitats" category, we have a video as Gaeilge...
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See, even kids can do it! These cute kids make really good use of analogy to explain a scientific concept - have a look just before the one minute mark

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ReelLife Science 2013 Secondary School 3rd Place - Claregalway College - Littering - YouTube

In third place in the 2013 ReelLife Science competition at Secondary school level (www.reellifescience.com), under the category "The Environment", we have a ...
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Rather than looking specifically at content for this one, look at how simply it has been constructed

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ReelLife Science 2013 Secondary School Winner - St. Enda's College - Life in Space - YouTube

In first place in the 2013 ReelLife Science competition at Secondary school level (www.reellifescience.com), under the "Astrobiology" category, we have a stu...
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What is Color?

Traveling through the world AS color, you discover what makes colors of light different, how the eye perceives color, and how the brain processes color! If you like…
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Note the use of background music in this one, and also humour or silliness

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Telling a pine from a maple ... from space! :: NASA's The Space Place

Telling a pine from a maple ... from space! :: NASA's The Space Place | Science Communication | Scoop.it
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Cute little story and interactivity about how remote sensing can be used to map vegetation

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