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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:Energy, Global Change and Climate:Climate Change:Mitigation of climate change, Environmental Science:Global Change and Climate, Energy:Renewable & Alternative Energy, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climate Change, Climatology , Climatology :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, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climatology :Global energy balance, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climatology , Climatology :Climate sensitivity and feedbacks, Solar radiation, Orbital patterns, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climate Change:Climate feedbacks, 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:Climate Change:Climate feedbacks, Environmental Science:Global Change and Climate, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climatology :Global energy balance, Solar radiation, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climatology , Climatology :Climate sensitivity and feedbacks
Resource Type: Activities

Water, Water Everywhere part of CLEAN Collection

This is a short NASA video on the water cycle. The video shows the importance of the water cycle to nearly every natural process on Earth and illustrates how tightly coupled the water cycle is to ...
Subject: Atmospheric Science: Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climatology :Solar radiation, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climatology , Geoscience:Oceanography, Environmental Science:Global Change and Climate, Geoscience:Hydrology
Resource Type: Audio/Visual:Animations/Video

Sea Ice Extension for the Earth as a System Learning Activity part of CLEAN Collection

The purpose of this activity is to identify global patterns and connections in environmental data contained in the GLOBE Earth Systems Poster, to connect observations made within the Earth Systems ...
Subject: Atmospheric Science: Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climatology :Climate sensitivity and feedbacks, Solar radiation, Global energy balance, Regional climates, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climatology , Environmental Science:Global Change and Climate, Global Change and Climate:Climate Change:Climate feedbacks, Geoscience:Oceanography, Atmospheric Science:Climate Change:Climate feedbacks
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, Solar radiation, 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:Climatology :Orbital patterns, Environmental Science:Global Change and Climate:Climate Change:Natural causes, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climate Change, Environmental Science:Global Change and Climate, Global Change and Climate:Climate Change, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climatology :Solar radiation, Regional climates, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climate Change:Natural causes, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climatology
Resource Type: Activities

Modeling Early Earth Climate with GEEBITT part of CLEAN Collection

In this activity, students gain experience using a spreadsheet and working with others to decide how to conduct their model 'experiments' with the NASA GEEBITT (Global Equilibrium Energy Balance ...
Subject: Atmospheric Science: Environmental Science:Global Change and Climate:Climate Change:Climate feedbacks, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climate Change:Global change modeling, Environmental Science:Global Change and Climate:Climate Change:Greenhouse effect, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climate Change:Greenhouse effect, Environmental Science:Global Change and Climate:Climate Change:Global change modeling, Environmental Science:Global Change and Climate, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climatology :Global energy balance, Solar radiation, Climate sensitivity and feedbacks, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climatology , Climate Change:Climate feedbacks
Resource Type: Activities

The Effect of Land Masses on Climate part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This video describes the complex connections between land (the lithosphere) and other parts of Earth's climate system. Animations from NOAA show how distance from the equator affects average ...
Subject: Atmospheric Science: Environmental Science:Global Change and Climate:Climate Change:Anthropogenic causes, Environmental Science:Global Change and Climate:Climate Change, Environmental Science:Global Change and Climate, Land Use and Planning, Global Change and Climate:Climate Change:Climate feedbacks, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climatology :Global energy balance, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climate Change:Climate feedbacks, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climatology , Climatology :Climate sensitivity and feedbacks, Solar radiation, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climate Change:Anthropogenic causes, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climate Change
Resource Type: Audio/Visual:Animations/Video

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: Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climatology , Environmental Science:Global Change and Climate, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climatology :Orbital patterns, Solar radiation

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