All Teaching Tools

Video micro-lecture: Phase Diagrams and Earth’s Climate
A video micro-lecture that describes the phase diagrams of water on Earth, Mars, and Venus. It also describes the water vapor feedback mechanism in the atmospheres of these planets that influences the greenhouse effect.
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Mobile App: Climate Change in Your Community
A mobile app to add local weather and climate information and to analyze changes in your community for correlation with global climate trends.
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Reading: Photosynthesis and Atmospheric Carbon Dioxide
A reading that discusses the effects of elevated CO2 levels on the photosynthetic efficiency of field-grown plants.
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Reading: Climate Change and the Humanities
A set of reading resources to learn about climate change and the humanities.
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Climate Change and Migratory Behavior
This guided lecture and discussion helps students to understand the possible impact of climate change on animal migration (an important animal behaviour) and to explore the neuroscience of migration. The example of monarch butterfly migration
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Climate Change May Put Half of North American Birds at Risk of Extinction
An article from National Geographic about how climate change may pose a risk of extinction to more than half of North American birds (also includes visuals of the data from National Audubon Society for some
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Video: Continuously Habitable Zone
Climate Science Education Series Developed by Science Media Center, Indian Institute of Science Education and Research, Pune, India Continuously Habitable Zone
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Classroom/Laboratory Activity: Using Polynomial Differentiation to Analyze Global Atmospheric CO2
A classroom/laboratory activity to learn and apply polynomial differentiation and to solve tangent line problems for global average CO2 data.
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Game: Resource Management for Improving the Climate Resilience of Cities
A game to learn about the planning and management of resources in order to improve the resilience of cities to climate change-related events such as heat waves, ocean acidification, hurricanes, and sea-level rise.
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Teaching Module: Climate Refugees
A teaching module to learn about climate refugees, specific examples of climate change-related migration, challenges in resettling climate refugees, and actions to help people displaced by climate change.
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Public Health and Public Wealth: The Climate Minute Podcast
Ted McIntyre in conversation with D.R. Tucker discussing public health risks of climate change  following the release of ‘The Climate and Health Assessment’ Report from the White House (USA).
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Psychology and Global Climate Change: Addressing a Multi-faceted Phenomenon and Set of Challenges
This reading resource can be used by educators teaching Psychology or Social Sciences to show the psychological dimensions of climate change. It contains six sections that include
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Laboratory Activity: Urban Heat Island
A laboratory activity to learn about the urban heat island effect and heat waves.
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Teaching Module: Climate Change and Water
A teaching module to introduce the impact of climate change on water systems and the resulting effects on human society.
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