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.Read more.
Reading: Photosynthesis and Atmospheric Carbon Dioxide
A reading that discusses the effects of elevated CO2 levels on the photosynthetic efficiency of field-grown plants.Read more.
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 someRead more.
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.Read more.
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.Read more.
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).Read more.
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 includeRead more.