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Grand Valley State University: Weather for K-8 Preservice Teachers part of Teacher Preparation:Resource Collections:Courses
Weather for K-8 Pre-service Teachers is the atmospheric science content course in the integrated science teacher development sequence. The course uses hands-on, inquiry-based laboratory experiments in a combined ...

Earth System and Climate part of Cutting Edge:Course Design:Goals Database
An introduction to global climate change with an Earth Systems approach. The focus will be current climate change put into the context of climate change at a geologic time scale.

Natural Hazards and Catastrophes part of Quantitative Skills:Courses
1 credit hour course for non-scientists, with no pre-requisites. Aims to improve quantitative and scientific literacy through applying simple skills to topics including global climate change, earthquakes, volcanoes ...

Human Dimensions of Climate Change: Past and Future part of Cutting Edge:Course Design:Goals Database
In this course we will examine how rapid climate change has affected human civilizations in the past and how it might in the future. Through a critical reading of the literature and by analysis and discussion we ...

Our Dynamic Weather part of Cutting Edge:Introductory Courses:Virtual Workshop 2014:Course Descriptions
"Our Dynamic Weather" explores the nature of weather and how and why it changes. It describes how atmospheric scientists display and interpret weather information and use that information to identify ...

Physical Geography - The Atmosphere part of Cutting Edge:Introductory Courses:Virtual Workshop 2014:Course Descriptions
The topical focus of GEOG 2050 "Physical Geography: The Atmosphere" includes: (1) basic concepts in atmospheric science, including atmospheric structure and composition, energy balances, and atmospheric ...

Meteorology part of Cutting Edge:Introductory Courses:Virtual Workshop 2014:Course Descriptions
This lecture/lab course explores topics of weather, climate and air pollution and is taken by majors and non-majors. The goal of the laboratory is to develops students' understanding of the atmosphere through ...

Global Climate Change part of Starting Point-Teaching Entry Level Geoscience:Earth History Approach:Examples
This interdisciplinary courses focuses on how and why Earth's climate has changed thoughout its history and how it is likely to change in the near future. It draws from geology, chemistry, meteorology, ...

Earth: Evolution of a Habitable World part of Starting Point-Teaching Entry Level Geoscience:Earth History Approach:Examples
This is Earth history taught from a planetary science perspective, comparing it to its neighboring planets. Using a systems approach, students determine how and why the atmosphere and the climate have changed over ...

Causes and Implications of Global Change part of Starting Point-Teaching Entry Level Geoscience:Using an Earth System Approach:Earth System Science in a Nutshell:Example Courses
This course embodies an integrated introduction to the broad scientific and social aspects of the global change "problem." Two large Global Change issues are discussed in terms of the science, the ...

Global Change - Sustainability Studies part of Starting Point-Teaching Entry Level Geoscience:Using an Earth System Approach:Earth System Science in a Nutshell:Example Courses
In this third section of a three quarter sequence, students examine solutions to providing a sustainable, healthy relationship between humans and the natural world. Students will integrate previously learned ...

Global Change and Human Health part of Starting Point-Teaching Entry Level Geoscience:Using an Earth System Approach:Earth System Science in a Nutshell:Example Courses
The course begins by focusing on the dynamics of Earth's physical systems and the impacts of increasing human population on those systems, and concludes by examining several critical health issues in light of ...

Spatiotemporal Data Analysis part of Cutting Edge:Course Design:Goals Database
Michael Evans , mevans@ltrr.arizona.edu University of Arizona / Laboratory of Tree-Ring Research a University with graduate programs, including doctoral programs . Course URL: Subject: ...

Global Warming: Fact or Fiction? part of Cutting Edge:Course Design:Goals Database
Jonathan Geisler , geislerj@gasou.edu Georgia Southern University a Public four-year institution, primarily undergraduate . Course URL: Subject: Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climate ...

The Earth's Record of Climate part of Cutting Edge:Course Design:Goals Database
In this course students explore the Earth's climate system and the climatic changes that have occurred during the history of the planet. Students get a hands-on introduction to the collection, analysis,and ...

Extreme Weather part of Cutting Edge:Online Teaching:Online Courses
This course provides an introduction to the physics of extreme weather events. We examine solar eruptions, ice ages, climate change, monsoons, El Niño, hurricanes, floods, droughts, heat waves, thunderstorms, ...

Using Data to Teach Earth ProcessesAn Illustrated Community Discussion at the 2003 Annual Meeting of the Geological Society of America part of Cutting Edge:Data, Simulations and Models:Workshop 03:Activities
Ira W. Geer American Meteorological Society - Online Weather Studies is an introductory college-level course that leads students through a real-time, semester-long exploration of the atmosphere. The turnkey course ...

Using Data to Teach Earth ProcessesAn Illustrated Community Discussion at the 2003 Annual Meeting of the Geological Society of America part of Cutting Edge:Data, Simulations and Models:Workshop 03:Activities
Stephanie Pfirman Barnard College - This three-semester sequence enables students to explore the Earth System via large data sets. Critical processes governing the dynamics of the Atmosphere, Ocean, Solid Earth and ...

Using Data to Teach Earth ProcessesAn Illustrated Community Discussion at the 2003 Annual Meeting of the Geological Society of America part of Cutting Edge:Data, Simulations and Models:Workshop 03:Activities
William Prothero Univ of Calif Santa Barbara - This is a set of activities and an approach to using data in a large general education oceanography class. -



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