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

Sepup Seasons Interactive part of CLEAN Collection

An interactive that illustrates the relationships between the axial tilt of the Earth, latitude, and temperature. Several data sets (including temperature, Sun-Earth distance, daylight hours) can be ...
Subject: Atmospheric Science: Environmental Science:Global Change and Climate, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climatology , Climatology :Solar radiation, Orbital patterns

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, Global Change and Climate:Climate Change, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climate Change, Geoscience:Hydrology, Atmospheric Science:Climate Change:Natural causes, Environmental Science:Global Change and Climate:Climate Change:Natural causes, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climatology :Orbital patterns, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climatology , Climatology :Regional climates, Solar radiation
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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: Environmental Science:Global Change and Climate, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climatology :Orbital patterns, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climate Change:Impacts of climate change, Environmental Science:Global Change and Climate:Climate Change:Impacts of climate change, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climate Change, Biology, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climatology , Climatology :Regional climates
Resource Type: Activities

Flashlights on Earth part of CLEAN Collection

This three-part, hands-on investigation explores how sunlight's angle of incidence at Earth’s surface impacts the amount of solar radiation received in a given area. The activity is supported ...
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Subject: Atmospheric Science: Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climatology , Environmental Science:Global Change and Climate, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climatology :Orbital patterns, Solar radiation
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, Climate Change:Global change modeling, Environmental Science:Global Change and Climate, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climate Change, Climate Change:Natural causes, Environmental Science:Global Change and Climate:Climate Change:Natural causes, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climate Change:Global change modeling, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climatology , Climatology :Orbital patterns
Resource Type: Activities

Basic Coordinates and Seasons Lab part of CLEAN Collection

This interactive activity, in applet form, guides students through the motion of the sun and how they relate to seasons.
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Subject: Atmospheric Science: Environmental Science:Global Change and Climate, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climatology , Climatology :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:Atmospheric Science:Climatology :Solar radiation, Orbital patterns, Global energy balance, Climate sensitivity and feedbacks, Environmental Science:Global Change and Climate, Global Change and Climate:Climate Change, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climate Change, Geoscience:Oceanography, Environmental Science:Global Change and Climate:Climate Change:Climate feedbacks, Natural causes, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climate Change:Natural causes, Climate feedbacks, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climatology
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