Climate Variability Record

Data Visualization of GHG Emissions
CAIT Climate Data Explorer by World Resources Institute (WRI) showcases the world’s top greenhouse gas-emitting countries with the latest global data available till the year 2013. This interactive chart can be used to explore it by
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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: Modeling Temperature Data by using Trigonometric Functions
A classroom/laboratory activity to model temperature data by using trigonometric functions. You may also be interested inLesson Plan: Teaching “Climate Change and Food…Lesson Plan: Civilizations and Climate…Lesson Plan: Teaching the pH Scale, and Acids and…Lesson
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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. You may also be interested inLesson Plan: Aerosols and ClimateLesson Plan: Black Carbon and its
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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. You may also be interested inLesson Plan: Plant Diseases and Climate ChangeLesson Plan: Use of Allegory
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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. You may also be interested
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Model/Simulator: Milankovitch Orbital Parameters
A model/simulator to learn about changes in Earth’s climate caused by variations in the solar energy received by the planet over geological time scales and to understand the role of the orbital parameters (obliquity, precession,
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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. You may also be interested inLesson Plan: Teaching the pH Scale, and
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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. You may also be interested inLesson Plan: Atomic Number, Mass Number, Isotopes…Lesson Plan: Metabolic
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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. You may also be interested inLesson Plan: The Impact of Climate Change on Sex…Lesson Plan: Teaching Introductory Calculus…Lesson Plan: Teaching Human Health
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