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Scientific Consensus: A Tsunami of Evidence

This is the first lesson in a series of 6 lessons about climate change from the National Center for Science Education. The "Tsunami of ...
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Subject: Environmental Science:Global Change and Climate:Climate Change:Greenhouse gas emissions, Natural causes, Impacts of climate change, Environmental Science:Global Change and Climate:Climate Change, Environmental Science:Global Change and Climate, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climate Change, Environmental Science:Global Change and Climate:Climate Change:Anthropogenic causes, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climate Change:Impacts of climate change, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climatology , Climate Change:Anthropogenic causes, Natural causes, Greenhouse gas emissions
Resource Type: Activities

Back to the Future: Climate Edition

This activity engages students through an exploration using real data of paleoclimate proxies, such as ice cores, tree rings, and sedimentary analysis that provide evidence for past climates.
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Subject: Environmental Science:Global Change and Climate, Global Change and Climate:Climate Change:Natural causes, Anthropogenic causes, Global change modeling, Environmental Science:Global Change and Climate:Climate Change, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climate Change:Global change modeling, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climate Change, Climate Change:Paleoclimate records, Environmental Science:Global Change and Climate:Climate Change:Paleoclimate records, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climate Change:Anthropogenic causes, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climatology :Orbital patterns, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climate Change:Natural causes, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climatology
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Climate Super Solutions

This lesson is the fifth and final module in the climate change curricula from the National Center for Science Education. It aims to teach students about the economic, social, and scientific ...
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Subject: Environmental Science:Global Change and Climate:Climate Change:Impacts of climate change, Mitigation of climate change, Environmental Science:Global Change and Climate:Climate Change, Environmental Science:Energy, Global Change and Climate:Climate Change:Anthropogenic causes, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climate Change, Climate Change:Anthropogenic causes, Impacts of climate change
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Our Changing Atmosphere

Exploratorium
Here students use data from the NOAA carbon dioxide monitoring sites, such as Mauna Loa, to graph the Keeling Curve for themselves on large sheets of paper. Each group graphs one year, and the graphs ...
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Subject: Environmental Science:Global Change and Climate, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climate Change:Anthropogenic causes, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climatology , Environmental Science:Global Change and Climate:Climate Change:Greenhouse gas emissions, Environmental Science:Global Change and Climate:Climate Change, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Meteorology:Atmospheric structure and composition, Environmental Science:Global Change and Climate:Climate Change:Anthropogenic causes, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climate Change:Greenhouse gas emissions, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climate Change
Resource Type: Activities:Lab Activity

Tracking Water Using NASA Satellite Data

Jet Propulsion Laboratory
Using real data from NASA's GRACE satellites, students will track water mass changes in the U.S., data that measures changes in ice, surface and especially groundwater. The background ...
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Subject: Environmental Science:Global Change and Climate, Geoscience:Hydrology, Environmental Science:Water Quality and Quantity, Global Change and Climate:Climate Change:Impacts of climate change, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climatology , Climate Change, Climate Change:Impacts of climate change
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Your Own El Nino

This activity allows students to make El Nino in a container, but it might work better as a teacher demonstration. The introduction and information provided describe El Nino, its processes and its ...
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Subject: Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Meteorology:Extreme weather, Environmental Science:Global Change and Climate:Climate Change:Impacts of climate change, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climate Change:Impacts of climate change, Environmental Science:Natural Hazards:Extreme Weather, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climatology , Climate Change:Natural causes, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climatology :El Nino/La Nina, Environmental Science:Global Change and Climate, Geoscience:Oceanography, Atmospheric Science:Climate Change, Environmental Science:Global Change and Climate:Climate Change:Natural causes, Environmental Science:Global Change and Climate:Climate Change
Resource Type: Activities

Sea Level Rise

This very short video introduces the concept of sea level rise and ties it back to global warming. The video is brief, basic, and clear. It can be used for a quick introduction, but nothing deeper ...
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Subject: Environmental Science:Global Change and Climate:Sea Level Change, Climate Change:Impacts of climate change, Geoscience:Oceanography, Atmospheric Science:Climate Change, Climate Change:Impacts of climate change, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climatology , Environmental Science:Global Change and Climate
Resource Type: Audio/Visual:Animations/Video

I Live in the Midwest and Northern Great Plains - Does Climate Change Matter to Me?

Katharine Hayhoe
This video features Katharine Hayhoe presenting a lively discussion of impacts that the Midwestern US is experiencing due to climate change. It steps through evidence for how climate change is ...
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Subject: Environmental Science:Soils and Agriculture, Water Quality and Quantity, Global Change and Climate:Climate Change:Impacts of climate change, Environmental Science:Global Change and Climate, Policy:Environmental Economics, Biology, Environmental Science:Natural Hazards:Extreme Weather, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climatology , Climate Change, Climatology :Regional climates, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climate Change:Impacts of climate change, Geoscience:Soils, Atmospheric Science:Meteorology:Extreme weather
Resource Type: Audio/Visual:Animations/Video

Ocean Acidification in a Cup

Exploratorium
This model of ocean-atmosphere interaction shows how carbon dioxide gas diffuses into water, causing the water to become more acidic. The video demonstration and instruction provide an explanation of ...
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Subject: Environmental Science:Global Change and Climate:Climate Change:Greenhouse gas emissions, Environmental Science:Global Change and Climate, Global Change and Climate:Climate Change, Climate Change:Impacts of climate change, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climatology , Climate Change:Anthropogenic causes, Geoscience:Oceanography, Atmospheric Science:Climate Change, Climate Change:Impacts of climate change, Greenhouse gas emissions, Environmental Science:Global Change and Climate:Climate Change:Anthropogenic causes
Resource Type: Activities, Lab Activity

Thermal Expansion Model

Jet Propulsion Laboratory
This activity allows students to demonstrate the thermal expansion of water for themselves using water bottles and straws. The discussion allows them to explore the connection between this concept ...
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Subject: Environmental Science:Global Change and Climate:Climate Change:Impacts of climate change, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climate Change, Environmental Science:Global Change and Climate, Geoscience:Oceanography, Atmospheric Science:Climate Change:Impacts of climate change, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climatology , Environmental Science:Global Change and Climate:Sea Level Change
Resource Type: Activities:Lab Activity