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This is a collection of useful web sites for teaching climate change. If you know of web sites, journal articles or other references that are useful for teaching and learning about climate issues or global warming, let us know about them.

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Cloud Protocols part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This PDF document discusses a field activity for K-12 students. The purpose of the activity is to observe type and cover of clouds including contrails. Students will observe ten types of clouds and ...
Subject: Atmospheric Science: Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Meteorology:Clouds and precipitation, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climatology , Geoscience:Atmospheric Science, Atmospheric Science:Meteorology:Atmospheric structure and composition, Atmospheric circulation
Resource Type: Activities:Field Activity, Activities

Interactive Weather Information Network (title provided or enhanced by cataloger) part of SERC Web Resource Collection

The Interactive Weather Information Network (IWIN) is operated by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) and provides interactive weather information to the public. The maps and ...
Subject: Atmospheric Science: Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Meteorology:Forecasting, Extreme weather, Air masses and fronts, Measurements, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science, Environmental Science:Natural Hazards:Extreme Weather, Floods/Fluvial Processes, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Meteorology:Atmospheric circulation, Clouds and precipitation
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Collection, Overview/Reference Work, Datasets and Tools:Datasets, Audio/Visual:Maps

Forces in the Atmosphere part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This undergraduate meteorology tutorial is about understanding the forces that cause the motion of air, producing winds and changes of weather. It discusses how these forces tend to balance each ...
Subject: Atmospheric Science: Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Meteorology:Energy, heat and temperature, Air pressure, Winds, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science, Atmospheric Science:Meteorology:Atmospheric structure and composition, Atmospheric circulation
Resource Type: Course Information:Course Site:Course Notes, Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work

Effect of the Sun's Energy on the Ocean and Atmosphere part of CLEAN Collection

In this mock mission, students become members of a research team and conduct a series of tasks to audit Earth's radiative budget. They use a Java Applet/visual viewer to access satellite data sets, ...
Subject: Atmospheric Science: Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climate Change:Greenhouse effect, Climate feedbacks, Environmental Science:Global Change and Climate:Climate Change:Climate feedbacks, Greenhouse effect, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climatology :Climate sensitivity and feedbacks, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climatology , Meteorology:Atmospheric circulation, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climatology :Atmospheric and oceanic circulation, Solar radiation, Orbital patterns, Global energy balance, Geoscience:Oceanography:Ocean-Climate Interactions, Environmental Science:Global Change and Climate
Resource Type: Activities

Exploring the Link between Hurricanes and Climate using GCM Results part of CLEAN Collection

In this activity, students examine global climate model output and consider the potential impact of global warming on tropical cyclone initiation and evolution. As a follow-up, students read two ...
Subject: Atmospheric Science: Geoscience:Oceanography, Atmospheric Science:Meteorology:Atmospheric circulation, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climate Change, Environmental Science:Global Change and Climate, Global Change and Climate:Climate Change:Global change modeling, Impacts of climate change, Environmental Science:Natural Hazards:Extreme Weather, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Meteorology:Extreme weather, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climatology :Atmospheric and oceanic circulation, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climate Change:Global change modeling, Impacts of climate change, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climatology
Resource Type: Activities

Ocean Currents and Sea Surface Temperature part of CLEAN Collection

In this classroom activity, students access sea surface temperature and wind speed data from a NASA site, plot and compare data, draw conclusions about surface current and sea surface temperature, ...
Subject: Atmospheric Science: Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climatology :Climate sensitivity and feedbacks, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climatology , Climatology :Atmospheric and oceanic circulation, Solar radiation, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Meteorology:Atmospheric circulation, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climatology :Global energy balance, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climate Change:Climate feedbacks, Impacts of climate change, Environmental Science:Global Change and Climate, Global Change and Climate:Climate Change:Impacts of climate change, Climate feedbacks, Geoscience:Oceanography:Ocean-Climate Interactions, Geoscience:Oceanography
Resource Type: Activities

Tropical Atlantic Aerosols part of CLEAN Collection

Students will use real satellite data to determine 1) where the greatest concentrations of aerosols are located during the course of a year in the tropical Atlantic region and 2) their source of ...
Subject: Atmospheric Science: Geoscience:Oceanography:Ocean-Climate Interactions, Environmental Science:Global Change and Climate, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Meteorology:Atmospheric structure and composition, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climatology :Atmospheric and oceanic circulation, Global energy balance, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climatology , Meteorology:Atmospheric circulation
Resource Type: Activities

Mauna Loa CO2 Collection Data part of CLEAN Collection

Students examine data from Mauna Loa to learn about CO2 in the atmosphere. The students also examine how atmospheric CO2 changes through the seasonal cycle, by location on Earth, and over about 40 ...
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Subject: Atmospheric Science: Environmental Science:Global Change and Climate:Climate Change:Anthropogenic causes, Natural causes, Greenhouse effect, Greenhouse gas emissions, Environmental Science:Global Change and Climate, Global Change and Climate:Climate Change, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Meteorology:Atmospheric structure and composition, Atmospheric circulation, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climate Change:Greenhouse effect, Greenhouse gas emissions, Anthropogenic causes, Natural causes, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climatology :Atmospheric and oceanic circulation, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climatology , Climate Change, Geoscience:Oceanography:Ocean-Climate Interactions
Resource Type: Activities

Using Satellite Images to Understand Earth's Atmosphere part of CLEAN Collection

In this Earth Exploration Toolbook chapter, students select, explore, and analyze satellite imagery. They do so in the context of a case study of the origins of atmospheric carbon monoxide and ...
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Subject: Atmospheric Science: Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Meteorology:Atmospheric structure and composition, Atmospheric circulation, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climatology :Atmospheric and oceanic circulation, Environmental Science:Global Change and Climate, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climatology
Resource Type: Activities

Community Surface Dynamics Modeling System: movies portal part of SERC Web Resource Collection

The Community Surface Dynamics Modeling System promotes quantitative Earth Science education with models through its movies portal, which has collections of animations of computer models, movies of ...
Subject: Atmospheric Science: Geoscience:Geology:Geomorphology:Landscape Evolution, Modeling/Physical Experiments, Geoscience:Geology:Sedimentary Geology:Sediment Transport and Deposition, Geoscience:Geology:Geomorphology:Landforms/Processes, Geoscience:Geology:Sedimentary Geology:Depositional environments:Shelf-slope Environment, Marginal-Marine, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Meteorology:Atmospheric circulation
Resource Type: Audio/Visual:Animations/Video

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