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Energy Balance part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This Java applet simulates the energy intake of our atmosphere during the day and the loss of energy at night. Users can vary the intensity of the sun during the day. A tub of water fills up ...
Subject: Atmospheric Science: Geoscience:Atmospheric Science, Atmospheric Science:Climatology :Global energy balance, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climatology
Resource Type: Audio/Visual:Animations/Video

Planetary Climate Exercise part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This MS Word document explains roles for a Planetary Climate role-playing exercise dealing with the atmospheres of Venus and the Earth. Roles include experts on coal, carbon dioxide, heat balance, ...
Subject: Atmospheric Science: Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climatology :Hydrologic cycle, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climatology , , Environmental Science:Ecosystems:Biogeochemical cycling, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climatology :Global energy balance, Environmental Science:Energy:Fossil Fuels
Resource Type: Activities

Mix and match: how climate selects phytoplankton part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This is a research article from the journal Nature on the link between climate-driven physical processes and evolution of microbial communities in the ocean. Topics covered include oceanic nutrient ...
Subject: Atmospheric Science: Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climatology :Global energy balance, Atmospheric and oceanic circulation, Evolution of climate and atmosphere, Climate sensitivity and feedbacks, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climatology , Environmental Science:Ecosystems:Evolution, Ecology, Biodiversity, Biogeochemical cycling, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climate Change, Climate Change:History and evolution of Earth's climate, Geoscience:Oceanography:Physical , Biological, Ocean-Climate Interactions, Biology, Geoscience:Biogeosciences , Atmospheric Science:Climate Change:Paleoclimate records, Climate feedbacks, Impacts of climate change, Environmental Science:Ecosystems, Geoscience:Oceanography, Biology:Ecology:Food Webs:Microbial Food Webs, Biology:Ecology:Symbiotic Relations:Mutualism, Biology:Ecology:Metabolism, Habitats, Principles, Biology:Ecology, Environmental Science:Global Change and Climate:Climate Change:Impacts of climate change, Biology:Biogeochemistry, Diversity, Ecology:Habitats:Marine, Biology:Ecology:Food Webs, Environmental Science:Global Change and Climate:Climate Change, Climate Change:History and evolution of Earth's climate, Paleoclimate records, Environmental Science:Global Change and Climate, Global Change and Climate:Climate Change:Climate feedbacks, Biology:Evolution, Evolution:Patterns, Biology:Microbiology, Ecology:Habitats:Water Column
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Bibliography, Overview/Reference Work, Scientific Resources

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:Oceanography:Ocean-Climate Interactions, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climatology :Atmospheric and oceanic circulation, Climate sensitivity and feedbacks, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climatology , Climate Change:Climate feedbacks, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climatology :Solar radiation, Environmental Science:Global Change and Climate, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climatology :Global energy balance, Geoscience:Oceanography, Environmental Science:Global Change and Climate:Climate Change:Climate feedbacks, Impacts of climate change, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Meteorology:Atmospheric circulation, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climate Change:Impacts of climate change
Resource Type: Activities

The Earth's Heat Budget part of CLEAN Collection

Hands-on laboratory activity that allows students to investigate the effects of distance and angle on the input of solar radiation at Earth's surface, the role played by albedo, the heat ...
Subject: Atmospheric Science: Geoscience:Oceanography, Atmospheric Science:Climate Change, Environmental Science:Global Change and Climate:Climate Change:Climate feedbacks, Natural causes, Environmental Science:Global Change and Climate:Climate Change, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climate Change:Natural causes, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climatology :Global energy balance, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climatology , Climatology :Climate sensitivity and feedbacks, Solar radiation, Orbital patterns, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climate Change:Climate feedbacks, Environmental Science:Global Change and Climate
Resource Type: Activities

Earth's Energy Cycle - Albedo part of CLEAN Collection

Students perform a lab to explore how the color of materials at the Earth's surface affect the amount of warming. Topics covered include developing a hypothesis, collecting data, and making ...
Subject: Atmospheric Science: Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climatology :Global energy balance, Environmental Science:Global Change and Climate, Global Change and Climate:Climate Change:Climate feedbacks, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climatology :Solar radiation, Climate sensitivity and feedbacks, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climatology , Climate Change:Climate feedbacks
Resource Type: Activities

Understanding Albedo part of CLEAN Collection

This activity teaches students about the albedo of surfaces and how it relates to the ice-albedo feedback effect. During an experiment, students observe the albedo of two different colored surfaces ...
Subject: Atmospheric Science: Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climatology , Climatology :Climate sensitivity and feedbacks, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climate Change:Climate feedbacks, Environmental Science:Global Change and Climate:Climate Change:Climate feedbacks, Environmental Science:Global Change and Climate, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climatology :Solar radiation, Global energy balance
Resource Type: Activities

Tropical Atlantic Aerosols part of CLEAN Collection

Students 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 origin. ...
Subject: Atmospheric Science: Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climatology :Atmospheric and oceanic circulation, Global energy balance, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climatology , Geoscience:Oceanography:Ocean-Climate Interactions, Environmental Science:Global Change and Climate, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Meteorology:Atmospheric structure and composition, Atmospheric circulation
Resource Type: Activities

Sea Ice Extension for the Earth as a System Learning Activity part of CLEAN Collection

The purpose of this activity is to identify global patterns and connections in environmental data contained in the GLOBE Earth Systems Poster, to connect observations made within the Earth Systems ...
Subject: Atmospheric Science: Environmental Science:Global Change and Climate:Climate Change:Climate feedbacks, Environmental Science:Global Change and Climate, Geoscience:Oceanography, Atmospheric Science:Climatology :Global energy balance, Solar radiation, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climate Change:Climate feedbacks, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climatology , Climatology :Regional climates, Climate sensitivity and feedbacks
Resource Type: Activities

What is the Greenhouse Effect? part of CLEAN Collection

This is an animation from the US Environmental Protection Agency's Students Guide to Global Climate Change, one of a series of web pages and videos about the basics of the greenhouse effect.
Subject: Atmospheric Science: Environmental Science:Global Change and Climate:Climate Change, Environmental Science:Global Change and Climate, Global Change and Climate:Climate Change:Greenhouse effect, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climatology :Global energy balance, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climatology , Climate Change:Greenhouse effect

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