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Greenhouse Gases and Infrared Radiation

Greenhouse Gases and Infrared Radiation Model/Simulator A model/simulator to understand the effect of greenhouse gases on outgoing energy flux, and to compare the absorption of infrared radiation by various greenhouse gases such as carbon dioxide (CO2), methane (CH4), and water vapour. Students will modify various parameters such as the concentrations of greenhouse gases, temperature, atmospheric […]

Build Planet Earth

Build Planet Earth Model/Simulation, Game A Model/Simulation/model/game to build your own version of planet Earth and learn about the Earth’s climate system and the factors that influence it by configuring various parameters and observing their effect on climate. Students will build their own Earth by customising various parameters such as the tilt of the Earth’s […]

NASA’s collection of climate games

NASA’s Collection of Climate Games Game NASA Climate Kids contains a collection of online games such as Coral Bleaching, Meet the Greenhouse Gases, Play OFFSET!, Play Power Up!, Slyder: The Art of Weather, Missions to Planet Earth, Wild Weather Adventure, and Whirlwind Disaster. About Tool Tool Name NASA Climate Kids  Discipline Earth Sciences, Environmental Sciences, […]

The Discovery of Global Warming

‘The Discovery of Global Warming’ Online Course/Reading This E-learning course is a website of the Center for History of Physics, American Institute of Physics, created to supplement the book titled, ‘The Discovery of Global Warming” by Spencer Weart. The original book provides a history of scientific discovery into climate change as a single story. The […]

The Carbon Dioxide Greenhouse Effect

The Carbon Dioxide Greenhouse Effect Reading A reading titled ‘The Carbon Dioxide Greenhouse Effect’ by Spencer Weart hosted on the website of Center for History of Physics, American Institute of Physics. This reading is a supplement to the book titled, ‘The Discovery of Global Warming’ by Spencer Weart. It includes discussions on the greenhouse effect […]

Modeling Planetary Energy Balance

Modeling Planetary Energy Balance Model/Simulation A Model/Simulation to learn about vertical energy (heat) transfer in the Earth’s system and planetary energy balance. Students will vary parameters such as the solar constant and the planetary albedo to observe the corresponding effects on energy transfer from the Sun to the Earth and from the Earth to the […]

The Physics of Climate Change Prediction

The Physics of Climate Change Prediction Teaching Module A teaching module developed by Climateprediction.net on climate physics and climate models. The module for ‘A level Physics’ students includes introductory resources, exercises and worksheets on climate change models. The module consists of the following sections: Introducing climate prediction Climate modelling using Modellus Simple Climate Model The […]

Blackbody Spectrum

Blackbody Spectrum Model/Simulation A Model/Simulation and associated activity to explain how Planck’s Law can be used to plot blackbody curves of objects with different temperatures, the relationship between temperature and peak wavelengths in the electromagnetic spectrum, and the greenhouse effect of Earth’s atmosphere. Use this tool to help your students find answers to: How can […]

Quantum Physics

Quantum Physics Video A microlecture that describes the photoelectric effect and how it works with respect to greenhouse gases. This video by Shohini Ghose for TEDxVictoria describes how light and matter possess energy and how the transfer of this energy occurs between different bodies. Students will learn briefly about the discovery of the photoelectric effect […]

What Is Climate Change? A Comic

What Is Climate Change? A Comic Reading A comic book by Somdatta Karak, CSIR- Centre for Cellular & Molecular Biology, India that introduces what is climate change. This comic is based on a talk by Joy Merwin Monteiro, IISER Pune titled ‘How do scientists study climate change?’ as part of the Climate Change Challenge outreach […]


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