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US Historical Climate: Excel Statistical part of Mathematical and Statistical Models:Mathematical and Statistical Models Examples

Students import US Historical Climate Network mean temperature data into Excel from a station of their choice and use Excel for statistical calculations, graphing, and linear trend estimates. -

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Vostok Ice Core: Excel (Mac or PC) part of Mathematical and Statistical Models:Mathematical and Statistical Models Examples

Students use Excel to graph and analyze Vostok ice core data (160,000 years of Ice core data from Vostok Station). Data includes ice age, ice depth, carbon dioxide, methane, dust, and deuterium isotope relative ...

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Mass Balance Model part of Mathematical and Statistical Models:Mathematical and Statistical Models Examples

Students are introduced to the concept of mass balance, flow rates, and equilibrium using an online interactive water bucket model. -

Energy Balance Climate Model: Stella Mac and PC part of Mathematical and Statistical Models:Mathematical and Statistical Models Examples

Students explore a Global Energy Balance Climate Model Using Stella II. Response of surface temperature to variations in solar input, atmospheric and surface albedo, atmospheric water vapor and carbon dioxide, ...

Trace Gases: Stella II Mac and PC part of Mathematical and Statistical Models:Mathematical and Statistical Models Examples

This Stella model allows students to learn about chemical mass balance in the atmosphere and apply this to atmospheric chlorofluorocarbon and carbon dioxide concentrations. -

Wind Surge: Interactive On-line Mac and PC part of Mathematical and Statistical Models:Mathematical and Statistical Models Examples

Wind surge is a JAVA based applet for exploring how water level on the windward and leeward side of a basin depends on wind speed, basin length, water depth, and boundary type. -

Daisyworld: Stella Mac or PC part of Mathematical and Statistical Models:Mathematical and Statistical Models Examples

After constructing a Stella model of Daisyworld students perform guided experiments to explore the behavior of Daisyworld to changes in model parameters and assumptions. -

Daisyworld: Interactive On-line PC and Mac part of Mathematical and Statistical Models:Mathematical and Statistical Models Examples

Students use a JAVA interface design by R.M. MacKay to explore the Daisy World model. The JAVA interface comes with a link to a 6-page student activity page in PDF format. -

Sun Path: Interactive On-line Mac or PC part of Mathematical and Statistical Models:Mathematical and Statistical Models Examples

Students use SunPath in the yearly mode to investigate seasonal changes in sunrise, sunset, length of day and sun altitude at their own latitude. JAVA activity for Mac or PC. -

Blue Skies & Sunsets part of Conceptual Models:Conceptual Models Examples

This conceptual model explains why skies are blue and sunsets are red.