From the NOAA team that created Science on a Sphere comes SOSx Lite 2.0! SOSx Lite is a free version of Science Explorer with some of the most popular datasets for use in home and the classroom. This page describes updates and the contents of SOS Explorer Lite 2.0 (SOSx Lite 2.0), inculding descriptions of three educational tours. See an earlier post for a brief description SOSx and you can download directly from here.
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A new, free classroom tool is available from the inventors of NOAA's Science on a Sphere, SOS Explorer Lite. SOSx Lite is a Windows/Mac desktop application that offers 16 datasets and three educational tours that weave together datasets to better understand the science behind the datasets. Classroom lesson plans and supporting educational materials are available. System requirements are listed and download links are provided.