Planetary Climate Exercise

Paul Francis, Australian National University

This MS Word document explains roles for a Planetary Climate role-playing exercise dealing with the atmospheres of Venus and the Earth. Roles include experts on coal, carbon dioxide, heat balance, spectroscopy, atmospheric transmission and the water cycle.

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Part of the Starting Point collection. The Starting Point collection includes resources addressing the needs of faculty and graduate students designing, developing, and delivering entry-level undergraduate courses in geoscience.

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Subject: Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climatology , Environmental Science:Energy:Fossil Fuels, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climatology :Hydrologic cycle, Environmental Science:Ecosystems:Biogeochemical cycling, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climatology :Global energy balance
Resource Type: Activities
Grade Level: College Lower (13-14), College Upper (15-16), Graduate/Professional
Earth System Topics: Solar System and Astronomy, Climate, Atmosphere
Topics: Climate, Human Dimensions/Resources
Theme: Teach the Earth:Teaching Environments:Intro Geoscience, Teach the Earth:Course Topics:Environmental Science, Teach the Earth:Incorporating Societal Issues:Climate Change, Teach the Earth:Course Topics:Atmospheric Science, Biogeoscience