What do Squirrels know about Climate Change?
This activity enables students to determine how biodiversity may be influenced by climate change. They will learn about changes inRead more.
Lab: Vostok Ice Core
The tool allows a student to explore how isotopes can be used as indicators of paleoclimate and reconstruct the paleoclimateRead more.
Is There a Trend in Hurricane Intensity?
This laboratory activity allows a student to explore trends in hurricane intensity, the possible impact of climate change on hurricanes,Read more.
Introducing the economic concept of ‘tragedy of the commons’ using global warming
In this laboratory activity, students learn that the atmosphere of planet Earth can be considered as a “commons” and thatRead more.
Historical Temperature Trends
In this laboratory activity students use statistical methods to analyze historical temperature records of different cities and find significant patternsRead more.
Why fly south? How climate change alters the phenology of plants and animals
This activity allows students to learn about phenology in plants and animals and to explore how climate change may influenceRead more.
Lab: Beyond the byte: Mosquitoes and Malaria
This activity enables students to examine the relationship between temperature and the geographical distribution of malaria, and to determine howRead more.
Ocean Acidification and Oysters Lab
This classroom/laboratory activity allows students to understand how marine organisms may be affected by increased ocean acidification caused by climateRead more.
Variations climatiques et composition isotopique de l’oxyène (O18_16 (Oxygène))
The tool allows a student to learn about the isotopes of oxygen (O18 and O16); to understand the relative distributionRead more.
The Habitable Planet – Carbon Lab
This laboratory activity (including an interactive visualization tool and an associated activity), “Carbon Lab,” allows students to observe and understandRead more.
Meteorologist for a day
In this activity students are provided a set of hourly temperature data for a 24-hour period from one location aroundRead more.
Arctic Ice Data
In this exercise, students learn to use statistical methods on climate data from the Arctic. They run the linear regressionRead more.
Global Ocean Conveyor Belt
This laboratory activity helps students understand the great ocean conveyor belt by exploring how various factors and processes (such asRead more.
Beetles, Mammals, and Plants: Is Climate Driving Range Shifts Since the Last Glacial Maximum
In this exercise, students will learn how organisms respond to the change in climate since the last glacial maximum (LGM)Read more.
Feeling the Heat
This activity allows students to learn and understand the urban heat island effect by measuring temperatures in an area, collatingRead more.
In this activity, students model the effect of change in the radiation entering or leaving the Earth on the resultingRead more.
Hadley Circulation using NASA Merra Reanalysis Model
This laboratory activity helps students to understand radiation, heat transport, convection, and energy/mass conservation by interpreting and mapping the HadleyRead more.
Using trigonometric functions to model climate
In this exercise students are provided with local temperature data of Wellington, New Zealand and they model fluctuations in temperatureRead more.
Global Warming: A Zonal Energy Balance Model
This laboratory activity involves creating an Energy Balance Model for planet Earth by writing code in MATLAB or Mathematica. StudentsRead more.
US and China CO2 Emisisons
In this activity, students are provided with CO2 emissions, population, and per capita emissions data for the US and ChinaRead more.
Mauna Loa Yearly Average CO2
In this activity, students are provided with mean atmospheric CO2 concentration from the Mauna Loa observatory from 1950 to theRead more.
Mapping Coastal Vulnerability to Sea-Level Rise at Point Reyes National Seashore
This activity allows a student to learn about the rate of sea-level rise and its causes. It also describes howRead more.