Classroom/Laboratory Activity: Meteorologist for a day
A classroom/laboratory activity to calculate the mean daily temperature using hourly temperature data and to compare different statistical techniques for determining this value.
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E-learning Course: Understanding and Addressing Climate-related Challenges from China’s Perspective
An e-learning course to understand the science of climate change, climate change-related challenges, and opportunities/solutions to address these challenges for the world, in general, and for China, in particular.
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Classroom/Laboratory Activity: Glacial Retreat in Glacier National Park
A classroom/laboratory activity to learn about glacial retreat and to predict the complete melting of a glacier (specifically, for an example in Glacier National Park).
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Reading: Economics and Global Climate Change
A reading to learn about the economic analysis of climate change, and various economic policies for climate change adaptation and mitigation.
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Reading: Hadley Circulation
A reading to learn about the Hadley Cell and a simple model for the Hadley Circulation, using the law of conservation of angular momentum.
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Reading: Books on Climate Change Economics
A set of reading resources to learn and understand the economics of climate change.
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Model/Simulator: Predicting Future Carbon Emissions
A model/simulator to learn about and use the Kaya Identity to predict future carbon emissions.
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Classroom/Laboratory Activity: Using Introductory Calculus (Integration) to Analyze CO2 Emission Data
A classroom/laboratory activity to analyze CO2 emissions data by using Riemann sums for the calculation of area under the curve.
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Video: Visualizing the Carbon Emissions in New York City
A video that presents a realistic and engaging visualization of the total carbon emissions and rate of carbon emissions in New York City.
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Classroom/Laboratory Activity: The Impact of Human Activities on the Natural Carbon Cycle
A classroom/laboratory activity to understand the carbon cycle, and to explore how human activities may affect the natural carbon cycle. Students will run a simulation to explore how an increase in fossil fuel use will affect the
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Teaching Module: Analyzing Climate Science Data through Simple Statistical Techniques
A teaching module that demonstrates the use of linear and quadratic regression to analyze Arctic sea ice extent data and the use of graphs, sample correlations, and multiple regression to analyze atmospheric CO2 level data,
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Classroom/Laboratory Activity: Climate Change and Phenology in Plants (Flowering)
A classroom/laboratory activity to learn about phenology and phenological events, and to understand the potential impacts of climate change on periodic life-cycle events in plants, specifically, on the bloom date of North American lilac shrubs.
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