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Normal Climate Patterns part of CLEAN Collection

This activity develops students' understanding of climate by having them make in-depth examinations of historical climate patterns using both graphical and map image formats rather than ...
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Subject: Atmospheric Science: Environmental Science:Global Change and Climate:Climate Change:Natural causes, Geoscience:Hydrology, Environmental Science:Global Change and Climate:Climate Change, Environmental Science:Global Change and Climate, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climate Change, Climatology :Solar radiation, Orbital patterns, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climate Change:Natural causes, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climatology , Climatology :Regional climates
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Temperature and precipitation as limiting factors in ecosystems part of CLEAN Collection

This classroom activity is aimed at an understanding of different ecosystems by understanding the influence of temperature and precipitation. Students correlate graphs of vegetation vigor with those ...
Subject: Atmospheric Science: Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climatology , Climate Change, Geoscience:Hydrology, Environmental Science:Global Change and Climate:Climate Change:Natural causes, Environmental Science:Global Change and Climate, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climate Change:Natural causes, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climatology :Regional climates, Environmental Science:Global Change and Climate:Climate Change, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climatology :Solar radiation, Orbital patterns
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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 ...
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

Reason for the Seasons (The Four Seasons) part of CLEAN Collection

Activity in which students investigate what causes the seasons by doing a series of kinesthetic modeling activities and readings. Activity includes educator background information about how to ...
Subject: Atmospheric Science: Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climate Change:Natural causes, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climate Change, Environmental Science:Global Change and Climate, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climatology :Orbital patterns, Environmental Science:Global Change and Climate:Climate Change, Climate Change:Natural causes, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climatology
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 , Environmental Science:Global Change and Climate, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climatology :Orbital patterns

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 :El Nino/La Nina, Environmental Science:Global Change and Climate, Global Change and Climate:Climate Change, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climatology , Climatology :Orbital patterns, Environmental Science:Global Change and Climate:Climate Change:Natural causes, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climate Change:Natural causes, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climate Change

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: Environmental Science:Global Change and Climate, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climatology :Solar radiation, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climatology , Climatology :Orbital patterns
Resource Type: Activities

Last Glacial Maximum part of CLEAN Collection

In this activity for undergraduates, students explore the CLIMAP (Climate: Long-Range Investigation, Mapping and Prediction) model results for differences between the modern and the Last Glacial ...
Subject: Atmospheric Science: Environmental Science:Global Change and Climate:Climate Change:Global change modeling, Environmental Science:Global Change and Climate:Climate Change, Environmental Science:Global Change and Climate, Global Change and Climate:Climate Change:Natural causes, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climatology :Orbital patterns, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climatology , Climate Change, Climate Change:Global change modeling, Natural causes
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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 ...
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Subject: Atmospheric Science: Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climate Change:Greenhouse effect, Climate feedbacks, Geoscience:Oceanography:Ocean-Climate Interactions, Environmental Science:Global Change and Climate:Climate Change:Climate feedbacks, Greenhouse effect, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Meteorology:Atmospheric circulation, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climatology :Global energy balance, Climate sensitivity and feedbacks, Atmospheric and oceanic circulation, Solar radiation, Orbital patterns, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climatology , Environmental Science:Global Change and Climate
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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