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This is a collection of useful web sites for teaching climate change. If you know of web sites, journal articles or other references that are useful for teaching and learning about climate issues or global warming, let us know about them.

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Solar Influences Data Analysis Center part of SERC Web Resource Collection

The Solar Influences Data Analysis Center (SIDC) is the World Data Center for the Sunspot Index. SIDC (RWC Belgium) calculates the daily, monthly and yearly International Sunspot Numbers and provides ...
Subject: Atmospheric Science: Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Meteorology:Measurements, Forecasting, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climatology , Geoscience:Atmospheric Science, Physics:Astronomy, Geoscience:Lunar and Planetary Science, Atmospheric Science:Meteorology:Solar and terrestrial radiation, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climatology :Solar radiation
Resource Type: Datasets and Tools:Datasets

Solar Water Heater part of CLEAN Collection

Student teams design and build solar water heating devices that mimic those used in residences to capture energy in the form of solar radiation and convert it to thermal energy. In this activity, ...
Subject: Atmospheric Science: Environmental Science:Global Change and Climate:Climate Change:Mitigation of climate change, Environmental Science:Energy, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climate Change, Environmental Science:Global Change and Climate, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climatology , Environmental Science:Energy:Renewable & Alternative Energy, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climatology :Solar radiation
Resource Type: Activities

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

Using NASA NEO and ImageJ to Explore the Role of Snow Cover in Shaping Climate part of CLEAN Collection

In this activity students download satellite images displaying land surface temperature, snow cover, and reflected short wave radiation data from the NASA Earth Observation (NEO) Web site. They then ...
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Subject: Atmospheric Science: Environmental Science:Global Change and Climate:Climate Change:Climate feedbacks, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climate Change:Impacts of climate change, Environmental Science:Global Change and Climate:Climate Change:Impacts of climate change, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climatology , Environmental Science:Global Change and Climate, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climate Change:Climate feedbacks, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climatology :Global energy balance, Climate sensitivity and feedbacks, Solar radiation
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

Effects of Solar Radiation on Land and Sea part of CLEAN Collection

This brief, hands-on activity illustrates the different heating capacities of soil and water in order to understand why places near the sea have a more moderate climate than those inland.
Subject: Atmospheric Science: Environmental Science:Global Change and Climate, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climatology , Climatology :Regional climates, Solar radiation, Geoscience:Oceanography
Resource Type: Activities

Ocean Currents and Sea Surface Temperature part of CLEAN Collection

In this classroom activity, students access sea surface temperature and wind speed data from a NASA site, plot and compare data, draw conclusions about surface current and sea surface temperature, ...
Subject: Atmospheric Science: Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climatology :Climate sensitivity and feedbacks, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climatology , Climatology :Atmospheric and oceanic circulation, Solar radiation, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Meteorology:Atmospheric circulation, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climatology :Global energy balance, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climate Change:Climate feedbacks, Impacts of climate change, Environmental Science:Global Change and Climate, Global Change and Climate:Climate Change:Impacts of climate change, Climate feedbacks, Geoscience:Oceanography:Ocean-Climate Interactions, Geoscience:Oceanography
Resource Type: Activities

Understanding Albedo part of CLEAN Collection

This activity teaches students about the albedo of surfaces and how it relates to the ice-albedo feedback effect. During an experiment, students observe the albedo of two different colored surfaces ...
Subject: Atmospheric Science: Environmental Science:Global Change and Climate, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climatology , Climate Change:Climate feedbacks, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climatology :Solar radiation, Environmental Science:Global Change and Climate:Climate Change:Climate feedbacks, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climatology :Global energy balance, Climate sensitivity and feedbacks
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

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