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Global Temperatures part of Starting Point-Teaching Entry Level Geoscience:Teaching with Data:Examples
Students analyze the global temperature record from 1867 to the present. Long-term trends and shorter-term fluctuations are both evaluated. -

Subject: Geoscience: Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climate Change, Environmental Science:Global Change and Climate:Climate Change, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climatology , Geoscience:Atmospheric Science

The Modern Atmospheric CO2 Record part of Starting Point-Teaching Entry Level Geoscience:Teaching with Data:Examples
Students compare carbon dioxide (CO2) data from Mauna Loa Observatory, Barrow (Alaska), and the South Pole over the past 40 years to help them better understand what controls atmospheric CO2. -

Subject: Geoscience: Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climate Change:Greenhouse effect, Paleoclimate records, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climatology :Atmospheric gases, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climate Change:Greenhouse gas emissions, Biology, Environmental Science:Global Change and Climate:Climate Change, Climate Change:Greenhouse gas emissions, Greenhouse effect, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Meteorology:Atmospheric structure and composition, Environmental Science:Global Change and Climate:Climate Change:Paleoclimate records

Earth's Radiation Budget: Part 1 part of Starting Point-Teaching Entry Level Geoscience:Teaching with Data:Examples
In this activity students explore the Earth's radiation budget using Earth radiation Budget Experiment (ERBE) data archived at the IRI/LDEO Climate Data Library (more info) . -

Subject: Geoscience: Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Meteorology:Energy, heat and temperature, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climatology :Global energy balance, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Meteorology:Solar and terrestrial radiation, Environmental Science:Ecosystems:Biogeochemical cycling

Izmit Earthquake part of Cutting Edge:Courses:Geophysics:Workshop 07:Geophysics Activities
This lab allows students to analyze earthquake seismicity from the North Anatolian fault using a variety of methods.

Subject: Geoscience: Geoscience:Geology:Structural Geology:Geophysics and Structural Geology, Geoscience:Geology:Geophysics:Seismology, Environmental Science:Natural Hazards:Earthquakes

Two streams, two stories... How Humans Alter Floods and Streams part of Quantitative Skills:Activity Collection
An activity/lab where students determine the changes in 100-year flood determinations for 2 streams over time.

Subject: Geoscience: Geoscience:Hydrology:Surface Water, Ground Water:Water cycle/groundwater-surface water interface, Environmental Science:Water Quality and Quantity:Surface Water , Environmental Science:Land Use and Planning, Natural Hazards:Floods/Fluvial Processes

Radioactive Decay and Geochronology part of Quantitative Skills:Activity Collection
Students create a STELLA model of the radioactive decay process.

Subject: Geoscience: Geoscience:Geology:Geochemistry:Radioisotopes

The Heat is On: Understanding Local Climate Change part of Cutting Edge:Enhance Your Teaching:Visualization:Examples
Students draw conclusions about the extent to which multiple decades of temperature data about Phoenix suggest that a shift in local climate is taking place as opposed to exhibiting nothing more than natural ...

Subject: Geoscience: Geography:Physical, Environmental Science:Global Change and Climate:Climate Change:History and evolution of Earth's climate, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climate Change:History and evolution of Earth's climate

River Flooding and Erosion part of Cutting Edge:Enhance Your Teaching:Urban Geology:Activities
Students take a real-life situation (river flooding and erosion), use real flood and map data, and make predictions and recommendations as to what to do to help alleviate the problem.

Subject: Geoscience: Mathematics:Statistics, Statistics:Probability, Environmental Science:Natural Hazards:Floods/Fluvial Processes, Geoscience:Geology:Sedimentary Geology:Depositional environments:Continental

Marine Oxygen Isotopes and Changes in Global Ice Volume part of Cutting Edge:Topics:Climate Change:Activities
Students explore marine oxygen-isotope data from cores collected by the Ocean Drilling Program. The activity gives students access to real paleoclimate data, develops their skills in organizing and graphing data, ...

Subject: Geoscience: Geoscience:Geology:Geochemistry:Stable Isotopes, Environmental Science:Global Change and Climate:Climate Change:Paleoclimate records, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climate Change:Paleoclimate records, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climate Change

Determining Mantle Temperature and Composition from Discontinuities part of Cutting Edge:Topics:Deep Earth:Activities
This pair of activities uses observations of mantle discontinuity structure to examine mantle heterogeneity and differences in the depth extent of melt sources for ridges and "hotspots." The first ...

Subject: Geoscience: Geoscience:Geology:Geochemistry, Geophysics:Tectonophysics, Geoscience:Geology:Mineralogy



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