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Global Warming and Changing Sea Level
Heather Kokorowski, Mt. San Antonio College
In the first part of this activity, students think about their personal carbon emissions and driving habits. They reflect on what might be done to reduce our carbon emissions, as individuals and as a society as a ...

Resource Type: Activities: Activities:Classroom Activity, Lab Activity, Activities
Subject: Environmental Science:Global Change and Climate:Sea Level Change, Environmental Science:Global Change and Climate, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climate Change:Impacts of climate change, Environmental Science:Global Change and Climate:Climate Change:Impacts of climate change

Using Google Earth to measure seacliff erosion rates
Alfred Hochstaedter, Monterey Peninsula College
This lab uses Google Earth to measure the rate of seacliff retreat. It touches upon coastal processes, natural hazards, and coastal management issues. The central focus of the lab is in the Monterey Bay area.

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Resource Type: Activities: Activities, :Lab Activity
Subject: Geoscience:Oceanography, Environmental Science:Natural Hazards, Geoscience:Oceanography:Marine Hazards, Physical

Question of the Day: ANWR Drilling Policy
Question of the Day developed by William Prothero, University of California, Santa Barbara.
Students analyze the interplay between science and politics on the issue of drilling for oil in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge.

Resource Type: Activities: Activities:Lab Activity, Classroom Activity
Subject: Geoscience:Geology:Sedimentary Geology:Petroleum/Coal Geology, Environmental Science:Energy:Efficiency and Energy Conservation, Fossil Fuels, Geoscience:Geology:Economic Geology

The 2004 Sumatra Earthquake and Tsunami
Steve Kluge
In this multi-part activity, students study seismograms from different seismic stations recording the Sumatra earthquake of December 26th, 2004 and then determine the epicenter of the quake and track the tsunami it ...

Resource Type: Activities: Audio/Visual:Maps, Activities:Lab Activity
Subject: Geoscience:Oceanography:Marine Hazards, Geoscience:Oceanography, Environmental Science:Natural Hazards:Coastal Hazards:Tsunami, Geoscience:Geology, Environmental Science:Natural Hazards:Earthquakes

Question of the Day: ANWR Drilling Policy
ANWR Drilling Policy Debate (Acrobat (PDF) 118kB Jun16 04) Activity Sheet and Reading The author's calculations yield the following: An average US car mileage increase of five miles per gallon would reduce oil ...

Resource Type: Activities: Activities:Classroom Activity:Short Activity
Subject: , Environmental Science:Energy:Fossil Fuels, Efficiency and Energy Conservation

Tropical Cyclones, Sea Surface Temperature, and Beyond
Danielle Schmitt, Princeton University
The activity will use historical data of sea surface temperature and tropical cyclone origin and/or tracks to identify trends. Students use Arc GIS to explore projected SST changes and predict areas where tropical ...

Resource Type: Activities: Activities, :Lab Activity
Subject: Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Meteorology:Extreme weather, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climatology :Atmospheric and oceanic circulation, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climate Change:Impacts of climate change, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Meteorology:Winds, Clouds and precipitation, Atmospheric circulation, Air pressure, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climate Change, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science, Environmental Science:Global Change and Climate:Climate Change:Impacts of climate change, Environmental Science:Global Change and Climate:Climate Change, Environmental Science:Natural Hazards:Extreme Weather:Hurricanes, Environmental Science:Energy, Geoscience:Oceanography:Physical , Ocean-Climate Interactions, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Meteorology:Energy, heat and temperature, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climatology :Climate sensitivity and feedbacks

Case Study 4.1- Reflecting on What is Happening to Greenland's Ice
Becca Walker, Mt. San Antonio College
In this activity, students consider Greenland reflectivity changes from 2000 to 2012. Some students receive yearly albedo data for low elevations, while other students receive high-elevation data. After each ...

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Resource Type: Activities: Activities
Subject: Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climate Change, Environmental Science:Global Change and Climate:Climate Change:Climate feedbacks, Impacts of climate change, Environmental Science:Global Change and Climate, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climate Change:Impacts of climate change, Environmental Science:Global Change and Climate:Climate Change, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climate Change:Climate feedbacks

Natural Hazards on the Island of Hawaii
Andrew Greene, Hawaii Pacific University
In this jigsaw activity, students discover four different aspects of natural hazards on the Island of Hawaii. The goal for students is to design a hazard zone map that combines these four topics and that could be ...

Resource Type: Activities: Activities:Lab Activity
Subject: Environmental Science:Natural Hazards:Earthquakes, Coastal Hazards:Tsunami, Geoscience:Oceanography:Marine Hazards, Environmental Science:Natural Hazards:Volcanism

Oceans and Climate Debate
Branwen Williams, Claremont McKenna College
This activity orally tests students understanding of the links between ocean processes and global climate change. It is set up as a debate with students serving as the science experts and volunteer faculty serving ...

Resource Type: Activities: Activities, :Lab Activity, Classroom Activity
Subject: Geoscience:Oceanography, Atmospheric Science:Climate Change:Greenhouse gas emissions, Greenhouse effect, Environmental Science:Global Change and Climate:Climate Change:Anthropogenic causes, Greenhouse effect, Environmental Science:Global Change and Climate, Global Change and Climate:Climate Change:Greenhouse gas emissions, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climate Change:Anthropogenic causes, Geoscience:Oceanography:Ocean-Climate Interactions, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climatology :Atmospheric and oceanic circulation, Global energy balance, Atmospheric gases

Student Lead Discussions: Articles from the Literature and Final Writing Assignment
Dave Dempsey, San Francisco State University
This is a two-stage assignment. The first stage is a student-led discussion of a set of closely related articles selected by the instructors from the climate change literature. The second stage is an 8-12 page ...

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Resource Type: Activities: Activities:Classroom Activity, Activities, :Writing Assignment
Subject: Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climate Change:Impacts of climate change, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climate Change, Climatology :Atmospheric and oceanic circulation, Atmospheric gases, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Meteorology:Extreme weather, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science, Oceanography:Marine Hazards, Environmental Science:Natural Hazards:Extreme Weather:Hurricanes, Environmental Science:Global Change and Climate:Climate Change:Impacts of climate change, Environmental Science:Natural Hazards:Coastal Hazards, Environmental Science:Energy, Geoscience:Oceanography:Ocean-Climate Interactions, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Meteorology:Atmospheric circulation, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climatology :Climate sensitivity and feedbacks, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Meteorology:Energy, heat and temperature


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