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Seasonal Change on Land and Water part of CLEAN Collection

In this worksheet-based activity, students review global visualizations of incoming sunlight and surface temperature and discuss seasonal change. Students use the visualizations to support inquiry on ...
Subject: Atmospheric Science: Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climate Change:Climate feedbacks, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climatology , Climatology :Regional climates, Climate sensitivity and feedbacks, Orbital patterns, Global energy balance, Environmental Science:Global Change and Climate, Global Change and Climate:Climate Change:Climate feedbacks, Geoscience:Hydrology, Oceanography, Atmospheric Science:Climatology :Solar radiation
Resource Type: Activities, :Classroom Activity

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

Reason for the Seasons part of CLEAN Collection

This activity engages learners to investigate the impact of Earth
Subject: Atmospheric Science: Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climatology , Environmental Science:Global Change and Climate, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climatology :Solar radiation, Orbital patterns
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, Climate Change:Natural causes, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climatology , Climatology :Orbital patterns, Environmental Science:Global Change and Climate:Climate Change:Natural causes, Environmental Science:Global Change and Climate:Climate Change, Environmental Science:Global Change and Climate
Resource Type: Activities

Time Lapse Season Demonstrator part of CLEAN Collection

This animation demonstrates the changing declination of the sun with a time-lapse animation. It shows how the shadow of a building changes over the course of a year as the declination of the sun ...
Subject: Atmospheric Science: Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climatology :Solar radiation, Orbital patterns, Environmental Science:Global Change and Climate, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climatology , Climate Change, Climate Change:Natural causes, Environmental Science:Global Change and Climate:Climate Change, Climate Change:Natural causes

Motions of the Sun Lab part of CLEAN Collection

This Motions of the Sun Lab is an interactive applet from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln Astronomy Applet project.
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Subject: Atmospheric Science: Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climate Change, Climatology :Solar radiation, Orbital patterns, Environmental Science:Global Change and Climate, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climatology , Environmental Science:Global Change and Climate:Climate Change, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climate Change:Natural causes, Environmental Science:Global Change and Climate:Climate Change:Natural causes
Resource Type: Activities

Observe changes in Earth's orbit that contribute to climate change part of CLEAN Collection

This animated visualization of precession, eccentricity, and obliquity is simple and straightforward, provides text explanations, and is a good starting place for those new to Milankovitch cycles.
Subject: Atmospheric Science: Environmental Science:Global Change and Climate, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climatology , Climatology :Orbital patterns, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climate Change, Climate Change:Natural causes, Environmental Science:Global Change and Climate:Climate Change:Natural causes, Environmental Science:Global Change and Climate:Climate Change

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

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

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