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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: Effect of Ice Sheet on Sea Level part of ConcepTests:Examples
During the last ice age there was a large ice sheet over much of Canada and the northern U.S. What was the effect on global sea levels? a. Sea level was higher b. Sea level was lower c. Sea level was the same as ...
ConcepTest: Effect of Rain on Sea Level part of ConcepTests:Examples
A majority of Earth's water is in the oceans. Predict what would happen to sea level if rain fell continuously all over the world's oceans. a. Sea level would rise b. Sea level would fall c. Sea level ...
ConcepTest: Tropic of Cancer Temperature and Precipitation part of ConcepTests:Examples
Which of the points on the graph below best represents conditions along the Tropic of Cancer (23 degrees N latitude)? a. A b. B c. C d. D e. E