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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 , Climatology :Global energy balance, Atmospheric and oceanic circulation, Evolution of climate and atmosphere, Environmental Science:Ecosystems:Evolution, Biogeochemical cycling, Environmental Science:Ecosystems, Ecosystems:Ecology, Biodiversity, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climatology :Climate sensitivity and feedbacks, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climate Change, Geoscience:Oceanography, Oceanography:Physical , Biological, Biology, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climate Change:Impacts of climate change, History and evolution of Earth's climate, Paleoclimate records, Climate feedbacks, Environmental Science:Global Change and Climate:Climate Change:Impacts of climate change, Geoscience:Biogeosciences , Biology:Ecology:Food Webs:Microbial Food Webs, Biology:Ecology:Symbiotic Relations:Mutualism, Biology:Ecology:Metabolism, Food Webs, Biology:Ecology, Environmental Science:Global Change and Climate:Climate Change:Climate feedbacks, Biology:Biogeochemistry, Diversity, Ecology:Habitats, Principles, Environmental Science:Global Change and Climate, Global Change and Climate:Climate Change, Climate Change:History and evolution of Earth's climate, Paleoclimate records, Biology:Microbiology, Ecology:Habitats:Water Column, Marine, Biology:Evolution, Evolution:Patterns
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Bibliography, Overview/Reference Work, Scientific Resources

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: Environmental Science:Global Change and Climate, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climatology , Climate Change:Climate feedbacks, Environmental Science:Global Change and Climate:Climate Change:Climate feedbacks, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climatology :Climate sensitivity and feedbacks, Solar radiation, Global energy balance
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: Environmental Science:Global Change and Climate, Geoscience:Oceanography:Ocean-Climate Interactions, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Meteorology:Atmospheric structure and composition, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climatology :Atmospheric and oceanic circulation, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climatology , Meteorology:Atmospheric circulation, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climatology :Global energy balance
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

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: Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climatology :Climate sensitivity and feedbacks, Solar radiation, Global energy balance, Regional climates, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climatology , Environmental Science:Global Change and Climate, Global Change and Climate:Climate Change:Climate feedbacks, Geoscience:Oceanography, Atmospheric Science:Climate Change:Climate feedbacks
Resource Type: Activities

Star Power! part of SERC Web Resource Collection

In this extensive activity students estimate the energy output of the Sun by doing a simple experiment and discover how much energy sunlight provides to Earth and the role of the Sun in the Earth ...
Subject: Atmospheric Science: Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climatology :Global energy balance, Solar radiation, Environmental Science:Global Change and Climate, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climatology
Resource Type: Activities

Global Patterns part of CLEAN Collection

This activity supports educators in the use of the activities that accompany the GLOBE Program's Earth System Poster 'Exploring Connections in Year 2007'. Students identify global patterns and ...
Subject: Atmospheric Science: Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climate Change:Climate feedbacks, Environmental Science:Global Change and Climate:Climate Change:Climate feedbacks, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climatology :Global energy balance, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climatology , Climatology :Climate sensitivity and feedbacks, Environmental Science:Global Change and Climate
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: Environmental Science:Global Change and Climate:Climate Change:Anthropogenic causes, Environmental Science:Global Change and Climate:Climate Change, Environmental Science:Global Change and Climate, Land Use and Planning, Global Change and Climate:Climate Change:Climate feedbacks, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climatology :Global energy balance, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climate Change:Climate feedbacks, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climatology , Climatology :Climate sensitivity and feedbacks, Solar radiation, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climate Change:Anthropogenic causes, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climate Change
Resource Type: Audio/Visual:Animations/Video

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