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View Resource The TOPEX/ Poseidon Kids Page

In an effort to disseminate information from the TOPEX/ Poseidon satellite project, the Center for Space Research and the Texas Space Grant Consortium have developed the TOPEX/ Poseidon Kids Page. This online activity for younger students explains through simple descriptions and fun illustrations how the satellite measures the height of the ocean. Additional pages include an online quiz, a...

http://www.tsgc.utexas.edu/topex/kids/topex-kids2.html