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,Read more.
Classroom/Laboratory Activity (in French): Using Oxygen Isotopic Compositions to Determine Past Climate
A classroom/laboratory activity to learn about oxygen isotopes (18O and 16O); understand the relative distribution of these isotopes in the atmosphere, ocean, and cryosphere; and explore how the concentration of these isotopes can be usedRead more.
Model/Simulator: Modeling Planetary Energy Balance
A model/simulator to learn about vertical energy (heat) transfer in the Earth’s system and planetary energy balance.Read more.
Reading: A Single-layer Atmosphere Model to Explain Atmospheric Warming
A reading to learn about the energy balance of planet Earth and to understand atmospheric warming by using a single-layer atmosphere model.Read more.
Model/Simulator: Greenhouse Gases and Infrared Radiation
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 vapor.Read more.
Visualization: Infrared Spectra of Greenhouse Gases
A visualization to learn about the infrared (IR) spectra of different greenhouse gases and the effect of greenhouse gases on the Earth’s climate.Read more.