Classroom/Laboratory Activity: Squirrel Species Distribution and Climate Change
A classroom/laboratory activity to examine and analyze squirrel species distribution and habitat data (from the USA) over time, and to
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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
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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
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Classroom/Laboratory Activity: Global Warming as a Tragedy of the Commons
A classroom/laboratory activity to understand tragedy of the commons through case studies and discuss global warming as a tragedy of
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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
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Classroom/Laboratory Activity: Climate Change and Phenology in Plants (Flowering)
A classroom/laboratory activity to learn about phenology and phenological events, and to understand the potential impacts of climate change on
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Classroom/Laboratory Activity: Malaria and Climate Change
A classroom/laboratory activity to establish the potential link between the geographic distribution of malaria and increasing temperature caused by climate
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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
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Classroom/Laboratory Activity, Teaching Module: Cost-Benefit Analysis for Carbon Emissions Abatement
A classroom/laboratory activity or teaching module to perform cost-benefit analysis for carbon emissions abatement, considered to be an action that
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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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Classroom/Laboratory Activity: The Impact of Human Activities on the Natural Carbon Cycle
A classroom/laboratory activity to understand the carbon cycle, and to explore how human activities may affect the natural carbon cycle. Students will
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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
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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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Laboratory Activity: Heat Transport and Ocean Circulation
A laboratory activity to learn about heat transport through the Earth’s oceans (the great ocean conveyor belt) and the effects
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Classroom/Laboratory Activity: Survival Skills—Response of Organisms to Climate Change
A classroom/laboratory activity to analyze the distribution of beetle, mammal, and plant species (for datasets from North America) in the
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Laboratory Activity: Urban Heat Island
A laboratory activity to learn about the urban heat island effect and heat waves.
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Classroom/Laboratory Activity: Modeling the Effect of Changes in Radiation on Planetary Temperature
A classroom/laboratory activity to model how changes in the radiation entering or leaving the Earth affect the temperature of the
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Classroom/Laboratory Activity: Hadley Circulation—Heat Transport in the Atmosphere
A classroom/laboratory activity to learn about radiation, heat transport, convection, and energy/mass conservation by interpreting and mapping the Hadley Circulation.
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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.
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Laboratory Activity: Modeling the Earth’s Zonal Energy Balance
A laboratory activity to create an energy balance model for planet Earth and obtain numerical solutions for the differential equations
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Classroom/Laboratory Activity: Using Introductory Calculus (Integration) to Analyze CO2 Emission Data
A classroom/laboratory activity to analyze CO2 emissions data by using Riemann sums for the calculation of area under the curve.
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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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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.
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