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Gallery Walk Questions about Climate
created by Mark Francek, Central Michigan University The following are potential questions that could be used in a gallery walk activity about climate. The questions are organized according to the cognitive level ...
Observing different scenarios of climate change using climate challenge web game
Use the web game Climate Challenge by the British Broadcasting Corporation to observe how decision by government can contribute to climate change. By seeing the consequence of government inaction in an interactive web experience, students will be more engaged citizens and voters. To show students that we live in a world with finite resources.
Using Satellite Images to Understand Earth's Atmosphere
DATA: NASA Satellite Images. TOOLS: ImageJ and Image Composite Explorer (ICE) of NASA Earth Observations (NEO). SUMMARY: Use ImageJ to create an animation showing the change in monthly concentration of aerosols over the course of a year and compare it to a similar animation showing change in carbon monoxide concentration. Then use NEO ICE to create histograms and scatter plots, investigating the relationship between aerosol concentration and carbon monoxide concentration.
Intro to Environmental Geology Writing Assignment
Mary Savina, Carleton College
Students in an introductory environmental geology class research the Dust Bowl, analyze information and data and develop a written argument.
Deborah Gross, Carleton College
A procedure for having students dive directly into the literature to select papers that are appropriate for the class as a whole to read and discuss. The activity provides constraints and a format for sorting the ...
Exercise on Atmospheric Structure, Stratospheric Ozone, and Acid Rain
Carolyn Dowling, Arkansas State University-Main Campus
This activity helps students to understand the basic ozone structure as well as ozone and acid rain problems.
Gallery Walk Questions on Atmospheric Moisture
created by Mark Francek, Central Michigan University The following are potential questions that could be used in a gallery walk activity about Atmospheric Mosture. The questions are organized according to the ...
Atmospheric methyl chloroform: a leaky water tank example
Bob Mackay, Clark College
Atmospheric methyl chloroform concentration is modeled as an extension of the generic water tank structure. Simulated and observed concentrations are used to estimate the global atmospheric lifetime of methyl ...
Acid Rain Socratic Questions
Cluster of questions on acid rain deposition. -
How Fast Do Materials Weather?
Rebecca Teed, Wright State University-Main Campus
A think-pair-share activity in which students calculate weathering rates from tombstone weathering data. -