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

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 presenting a ...
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Subject: Atmospheric Science: Geoscience:Hydrology, Atmospheric Science:Climate Change, Climate Change:Natural causes, Environmental Science:Global Change and Climate, Global Change and Climate:Climate Change, Climate Change:Natural causes, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climatology :Orbital patterns, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climatology , Climatology :Solar radiation, Regional climates
Resource Type: Activities

Global patterns in Green-up and Green-down part of CLEAN Collection

In this classroom activity, students analyze visualizations and graphs that show the annual cycle of plant growth and decline. They explore patterns of annual change for the globe and several regions ...
Subject: Atmospheric Science: Environmental Science:Global Change and Climate, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climate Change, Environmental Science:Global Change and Climate:Climate Change:Natural causes, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climatology , Environmental Science:Global Change and Climate:Climate Change, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climatology :Orbital patterns, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climate Change:Natural causes
Resource Type: Activities

Blooming Thermometers part of CLEAN Collection

In this activity, students develop an understanding of the relationship between natural phenomena, weather, and climate change: the study known as phenology. In addition, they learn how cultural ...
Subject: Atmospheric Science: Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climate Change:Impacts of climate change, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climatology , Environmental Science:Global Change and Climate:Climate Change:Impacts of climate change, Environmental Science:Global Change and Climate, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climatology :Regional climates, Orbital patterns, Biology, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climate Change
Resource Type: Activities

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:Natural causes, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climatology :Regional climates, Solar radiation, Orbital patterns, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climate Change, Geoscience:Hydrology, Environmental Science:Global Change and Climate, Global Change and Climate:Climate Change, Climate Change:Natural causes
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, Climate Change:Natural causes, Environmental Science:Global Change and Climate:Climate Change:Natural causes, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climatology :Solar radiation, Environmental Science:Global Change and Climate, Global Change and Climate:Climate Change, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climatology , Climatology :Orbital patterns, Global energy balance
Resource Type: Activities

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

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

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