Video: The Greenhouse Effect of the Atmosphere
A video micro-lecture that discusses Earth’s energy balance and the greenhouse effect of the atmosphere.
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Reading: Simple Atmospheric Model
A reading that introduces a single-layer atmosphere model, which is based on the emissivity of thermal radiation, to explain atmospheric
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Reading: Planetary Temperatures
A reading that discusses the blackbody emission properties of the Sun and planets, describes the calculation of planetary temperatures by
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Reading: Atmospheric Dynamics and Hadley Cells
A reading that discusses the use of the law of conservation of angular momentum to explain the extent of Hadley
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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
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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
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ACS Climate Science Toolkit | How Atmospheric Warming Works
An online reading to help students understand the energy balance of planet earth, Stefan-Boltzmann’s Law and solar energy flux received
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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.
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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
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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
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Visualization: The Greenhouse Effect
A visualization to observe, understand, explore, and analyze the molecular structure of carbon compounds (CO2, CH4), the effect of electromagnetic
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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
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Video: Vertical Structure of the Atmosphere
Climate Science Education Series Developed by Science Media Center, Indian Institute of  Science Education and Research, Pune, India Vertical Structure
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