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Carbon Dioxide Exercise part of Interactive Lectures:Examples
Students work in groups, plotting carbon dioxide concentrations over time on overheads and estimating the rate of change over five years. -
Climate: Global Warming part of Socratic Questioning:Examples
Detailed, annotated example of Socratic questioning for topics of climate change, global warming, and greenhouse gases in the atmosphere. -
JiTT - Threats to Biodiversity part of Just in Time Teaching:Examples
1) How is climate change a threat to biodiversity? 2) What are the impacts of pesticides on animals (including insects) and humans? 3) Can human population growth really impact biodiversity? Explain your viewpoint.
Climate and Solar Radiation part of Socratic Questioning:Examples
Cluster of questions on variations in solar radiation influx to Earth's surface. -
Question of the Day: Flow of Winds and Moisture part of Interactive Lectures:Question of the Day
This activity addresses the flow of surface winds and moisture. On the figure below, draw a)direction of air flow (winds), b) locations with highest evaporation from the sea surface, and zone(s) of maximum ...
Question of the Day: Weather part of Interactive Lectures:Question of the Day
To answer the questions, refer to the map below and the wind belt map. The question refers to an imaginary continent named "Xeyna," which is populated by a fierce band of female warriors, which is ...
JiTT - The Future of Global Climate part of Just in Time Teaching:Examples
1) According to NASA, why is Earth's climate warming? 2) Is the Geritol solution the solution to global warming? Explain what the "Geritol solution" is, and then state your opinion as to why you ...
ConcepTest: Rain Shadow part of ConcepTests:Examples
In the landscape below, how would the amount of rainfall change at location X if the mountain eroded down to the dashed line? a. Rainfall would increase b. Rainfall would decrease c. Rainfall would stay the same
ConcepTest: Ice Sheets and Water Depth part of ConcepTests:Examples
Ice sheets covered much of the Northern Hemisphere one million years ago during part of the last ice age. How did this affect the depth of water in the oceans? a. Oceans were shallower than today b. Oceans were ...
ConcepTest: Eccentricity and Temperature Distribution part of ConcepTests:Examples
Mars has a more eccentric orbit of the Sun than Earth. Mars is 20% closer to the Sun during its winter than it is during its summer. How would temperature distributions on Earth be affected if we had a similarly ...