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

Seasons Greetings part of CLEAN Collection

This activity uses a hands-on kinesthetic introduction, video segments from the Nature program Earth Navigators, and interactives to explain what causes Earth's seasons and seasonal changes. ...
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CLEAN Selected This activity has been selected for inclusion in the CLEAN collection.
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CLEAN Selected This activity has been selected for inclusion in the CLEAN collection.
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Subject: Atmospheric Science: Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climatology :Orbital patterns, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climatology , Environmental Science:Global Change and Climate
Resource Type: Activities

Milankovitch Variations part of CLEAN Collection

This figure shows the various astronomic cycles that influence long-term global climate cycles (Milankovitch cycles), plotted on the same time scale for easy comparison.
Subject: Atmospheric Science: Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climatology :Orbital patterns, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climatology , Environmental Science:Global Change and Climate

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

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:Climatology , Climate Change, Climate Change:Natural causes, Environmental Science:Global Change and Climate:Climate Change, Climate Change:Natural causes, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climatology :Orbital patterns
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 ...
Subject: Atmospheric Science: Environmental Science:Global Change and Climate, Global Change and Climate:Climate Change, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climatology :Solar radiation, Orbital patterns, Climate sensitivity and feedbacks, Global energy balance, Environmental Science:Global Change and Climate:Climate Change:Climate feedbacks, Natural causes, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climatology , Climate Change:Climate feedbacks, Natural causes, Geoscience:Oceanography, Atmospheric Science:Climate Change
Resource Type: Activities

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, Environmental Science:Global Change and Climate, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climatology , Climatology :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, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climate Change:Natural causes, Environmental Science:Global Change and Climate, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climate Change:Global change modeling, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climatology , Climatology :Orbital patterns, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climate Change, Environmental Science:Global Change and Climate:Climate Change:Natural causes
Resource Type: Activities

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