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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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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

Global Patterns part of CLEAN Collection

This activity supports educators in the use of the activities that accompany the GLOBE Program
Subject: Atmospheric Science: Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climatology , Climatology :Global energy balance, Environmental Science:Global Change and Climate, Global Change and Climate:Climate Change:Climate feedbacks, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climate Change:Climate feedbacks, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climatology :Climate sensitivity and feedbacks
Resource Type: Activities

Energy flows part of CLEAN Collection

This activity introduces students to different forms of energy, energy transformations, energy storage, and the flow of energy through systems. Students learn that most energy can be traced back to ...
Subject: Atmospheric Science: Environmental Science:Energy:Fossil Fuels, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climatology , Environmental Science:Energy:Energy Infrastructure, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climatology :Global energy balance, Environmental Science:Global Change and Climate, Energy, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climatology :Solar radiation
Resource Type: Activities

Modeling Earth's Energy Balance part of CLEAN Collection

In this activity, learners use the STELLA box modeling software to determine Earth
Subject: Atmospheric Science: Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climatology :Climate sensitivity and feedbacks, Solar radiation, Global energy balance, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climatology , Climate Change:Climate feedbacks, Environmental Science:Global Change and Climate:Climate Change:Global change modeling, Environmental Science:Global Change and Climate, Global Change and Climate:Climate Change:Climate feedbacks, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climate Change:Global change modeling
Resource Type: Activities

The Effect of Land Masses on Climate part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This video describes the complex connections between land (the lithosphere) and other parts of Earth’s climate system. Animations from NOAA show how distance from the equator affects average ...
Subject: Atmospheric Science: Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climatology :Climate sensitivity and feedbacks, Solar radiation, Global energy balance, Environmental Science:Global Change and Climate, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climatology , Climate Change:Climate feedbacks, Environmental Science:Global Change and Climate:Climate Change:Climate feedbacks, Environmental Science:Land Use and Planning, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climate Change, Climate Change:Anthropogenic causes, Environmental Science:Global Change and Climate:Climate Change:Anthropogenic causes, Environmental Science:Global Change and Climate:Climate Change
Resource Type: Audio/Visual:Animations/Video

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

Using NASA NEO and ImageJ to Explore the Role of Snow Cover in Shaping Climate part of CLEAN Collection

In this activity students download satellite images displaying land surface temperature, snow cover, and reflected short wave radiation data from the NASA Earth Observation (NEO) Web site. They then ...
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Subject: Atmospheric Science: Environmental Science:Global Change and Climate:Climate Change:Climate feedbacks, Impacts of climate change, Environmental Science:Global Change and Climate, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climatology , Climate Change:Impacts of climate change, Climate feedbacks, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climatology :Climate sensitivity and feedbacks, Solar radiation, Global energy balance
Resource Type: Activities

My Angle on Cooling: Effects of Distance and Inclination part of CLEAN Collection

In this hands-on lesson, students measure the effect of distance and inclination on the amount of heat felt by an object and apply this experiment to building an understanding of seasonality. In Part ...
Subject: Atmospheric Science: Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climate Change, Climatology :Orbital patterns, Solar radiation, Environmental Science:Global Change and Climate:Climate Change:Natural causes, Environmental Science:Global Change and Climate:Climate Change, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climate Change:Natural causes, Environmental Science:Global Change and Climate, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climatology , Climatology :Global energy balance
Resource Type: Activities

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