Teaching Module: pH Scale, Ocean Chemistry and Impact of Ocean Acidification on Marine Life
A set of hands-on laboratory activities that uses the pH scale to understand the changes in ocean chemistry due to increased carbon dioxide emissions. This module shows that increased ocean acidification has adverse effects onRead more.
Classroom/Laboratory Activity: Ocean Chemistry, Ocean Acidification, and Oyster Growth
A classroom/laboratory activity to learn about the pH of ocean water, explore the potential effects of climate change on ocean acidification, and understand the possible impacts of ocean acidification on marine organisms such as oysters. Students will exploreRead more.
Visualization: The Changing pH of Ocean Water and Its Impact on Marine Life
A visualization to learn about the pH scale, the pH of different liquids, ocean acidification, and the possible impacts of ocean acidification on marine life.Read more.
Classroom/Laboratory Activity: Determining Coastal Vulnerability to Sea-Level Rise
A classroom/laboratory activity to learn about the rate of sea-level rise and the response of shorelines to sea-level change.Read more.
Visualization: The Effects of Sea-level Rise on the Coast of California
An interactive visualization to observe and understand the possible effects of sea-level rise and different storm scenarios on the coast of California.Read more.
Visualization: If Global Temperature Rises by 4 °C
An interactive visualization to observe the effects of a global temperature increase of 4 °C on human health, agriculture, forests, oceans and marine ecosystems, permafrost, water availability, and extreme climate events.Read more.
Videos: Climate Change and the Biosphere
A series of micro-lectures (videos) for an overview of the relationships between the Earth's climate, the biosphere, and the lithosphere. Climate Science Education Series A collection of micro-lectures by Raghu Murtugudde, Professor, University of Maryland, USA DevelopedRead more.
Video: Galapagos Penguins, Permanent El Niño, and Human Evolution
Climate Science Education Series Developed by Science Media Center, Indian Institute of Science Education and Research, Pune, India Video: Galapagos Penguins, Permanent El Niño, and Human EvolutionRead more.
Classroom/Laboratory Activity: The Coriolis Effect
A hands-on classroom/laboratory activity to learn about the Coriolis Effect.Read more.
Classroom/Laboratory Activity: Statistical Methods to Determine Trends in Hurricane Intensity
A classroom/laboratory activity to learn about linear slope, trends, confidence intervals, and Student’s t-distribution by calculating trends and uncertainties using hurricane data records over 40 years.Read more.