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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 capacity of ...
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

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, ...
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Subject: Atmospheric Science: Environmental Science:Global Change and Climate:Climate Change:Climate feedbacks, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climate Change:Greenhouse effect, Environmental Science:Global Change and Climate:Climate Change:Greenhouse effect, Geoscience:Oceanography:Ocean-Climate Interactions, Environmental Science:Global Change and Climate, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climatology , Climate Change:Climate feedbacks, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Meteorology:Atmospheric circulation, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climatology :Climate sensitivity and feedbacks, Atmospheric and oceanic circulation, Solar radiation, Global energy balance, Orbital patterns
Resource Type: Activities

Milankovitch Cycles part of CLEAN Collection

These animations depict the three major Milankovitch Cycles that impact global climate, visually demonstrating the definitions of eccentricity, obliquity, and precession, and their ranges of ...
Subject: Atmospheric Science: Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climatology , Climatology :Orbital patterns, Environmental Science:Global Change and Climate

Earth's Seasons part of CLEAN Collection

A computer animation on the reason for the seasons. Voice-over describes the motion of Earth around the sun to show how the sun's light impacts the tilted Earth at different times of the year, ...
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Subject: Atmospheric Science: Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climatology :Orbital patterns, Environmental Science:Global Change and Climate, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climatology
Resource Type: Audio/Visual:Animations/Video

22 Years of Sea Surface Temperatures part of CLEAN Collection

This NOAA visualization video on YouTube shows the seasonal variations in sea surface temperatures and ice cover for the 22 years prior to 2007 based on data collected by NOAA polar-orbiting ...
Subject: Atmospheric Science: Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climatology , Climatology :El Nino/La Nina, Orbital patterns, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climate Change, Climate Change:Natural causes, Environmental Science:Global Change and Climate, Global Change and Climate:Climate Change, Climate Change:Natural causes

CO2 in the Ice Core Record part of CLEAN Collection

This video segment, from the 'Earth: The Operators' Manual' featuring climate expert Richard Alley, shows how ice cores stored at the National Ice Core Lab provide evidence that ancient ice contains ...
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Subject: Atmospheric Science: Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climate Change:Paleoclimate records, Natural causes, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climatology , Climatology :Orbital patterns, Environmental Science:Global Change and Climate, Global Change and Climate:Climate Change, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climate Change:Anthropogenic causes, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climate Change, Environmental Science:Global Change and Climate:Climate Change:Natural causes, Anthropogenic causes, Paleoclimate records
Resource Type: Audio/Visual:Animations/Video, Curriculum Description

Milankovitch Cycles Climate Applet part of CLEAN Collection

An applet about the Milankovitch cycle that relates temperature over the last 400,000 years to changes in the eccentricity, precession, and orbital tilt of Earth's orbit.
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Subject: Atmospheric Science: Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climatology :Orbital patterns, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climatology , Environmental Science:Global Change and Climate

Seasons and Ecliptic Simulator part of CLEAN Collection

An interactive simulation of Earth's seasonal dynamics that includes the axial tilt and other aspects of Earth's annual cycle. This is part of a larger lab from the University of Nebraska at Lincoln: ...
Subject: Atmospheric Science: Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climate Change, Environmental Science:Global Change and Climate, Global Change and Climate:Climate Change, Climate Change:Natural causes, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climatology , Climate Change:Natural causes, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climatology :Orbital patterns

The Sun's Path part of CLEAN Collection

An interactive visualization tool to examine geocentric seasonal and latitudinal variability in solar energy reaching Earth's surface.
Subject: Atmospheric Science: Environmental Science:Global Change and Climate, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climatology :Orbital patterns, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climatology

Reason for the Seasons part of CLEAN Collection

This activity engages learners to investigate the impact of Earth's tilt and the angle of solar insolation as the reason for seasons by doing a series of hands-on activities that include scale ...
Subject: Atmospheric Science: Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climatology :Orbital patterns, Solar radiation, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climatology , Environmental Science:Global Change and Climate
Resource Type: Activities

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