National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) Classroom of the Future, Wheeling Jesuit University
Global Climate Change is one of the Exploring the Environment series of online modules. Emphasizing an integrated approach to environmental earth science through problem-based learning, this module asks students to predict how increasing atmospheric concentrations of carbon dioxide is changing the climate, and the possible effects this may have on Kansas wheat crops. Students access remote sensing data via links to both current and historical data and work through a sequence of hyperlinked background resources to investigate this problem. The site also offers a glossary, teacher resources, and a general description of the problem-based learning model.
Subject: Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climatology , Geoscience:Atmospheric Science Grade Level: Middle (6-8), High School (9-12) Climate Literacy Principles: Life and Climate Are Linked, Sun Drives Earth System, Human Activities and Change Topics: Climate, Atmosphere
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