Classroom/Laboratory Activity: Reconstruction of Paleoclimate by Using Isotopic Composition Data
A classroom/laboratory activity to learn about the isotopes of hydrogen and oxygen, analyze the isotopic composition of ice, and understand how isotopic compositions can be used to recreate past temperatures and climate. Students will plot
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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 atmosphere, ocean, and cryosphere; and explore how the concentration of these isotopes can be used
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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.
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E-learning Course: Visual Storytelling using Climate Change Data
A hands-on e-learning course to create and tell engaging stories based on climate change data by using different approaches.
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Classroom/Laboratory Activity: Statistical Methods to Determine Historical Temperature Trends
A classroom/laboratory activity to learn about statistical methods to analyze average annual temperatures of major cities in the world (New York and Sydney) and to determine trends in the data.
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Milankovitch Orbital Data Viewer
This model/simulator shows the relationship between changes in Earth’s climate due to variations in the solar energy received by the planet over geological time scales. It shows that over long timescales ice age cycles (Milankovitch
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Classroom/Laboratory Activity: Regression Analysis of Global Temperature Data
A classroom/laboratory activity to learn about regression analysis of data by using global temperature data over a period of 150 years.
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Classroom/Laboratory Activity: Linear Regression on Arctic Ice Data
A classroom/laboratory activity to perform linear regression on climate data from the Arctic.
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