Model/Simulator: Climate Change, the Economy, and Society
A model/simulator to understand the relationships between climate change, economics, and social factors. You may also be interested inLesson Plan: Ecosystems and Food WebsLesson Plan: Teaching “Climate Change and Food…Lesson Plan: Climate Consciousness in theRead more.
Model/Simulator: Predicting Future Carbon Emissions
A model/simulator to learn about and use the Kaya Identity to predict future carbon emissions. You may also be interested inLesson Plan: Plant Diseases and Climate ChangeLesson Plan: Ecosystems and Food WebsLesson Plan: Major RiverRead more.
Visualization: Melting Ice Sheets and Sea Level Rise
An interactive visualization to explore the effects of melting ice sheets and the resulting sea level rise on coastal areas. You may also be interested inLesson Plan: Atomic Number, Mass Number, Isotopes…Lesson Plan: Teaching Glaciology,Read more.
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 in the model. You may also be interested inLesson Plan: Climate Refugees and Environmental MigrationLessonRead more.
Model/Simulator: Daisyworld—A Model to Explore the Gaia Hypothesis
A model/simulator to explore the Gaia hypothesis and the concepts of albedo and hysteresis through the example of daisies (living organisms) and their interaction with temperature (climatic factor). You may also be interested inLesson Plan:Read more.
Model/Simulator: Modeling Planetary Energy Balance
A model/simulator to learn about vertical energy (heat) transfer in the Earth’s system and planetary energy balance. You may also be interested inLesson Plan: Teaching Carbon Cycle through…Lesson Plan: Black Carbon and its Impact onRead more.
Model/Simulator: The Geologic Carbon Cycle and Earth’s Climate
A model/simulator to learn about the geologic carbon cycle and its role in stabilizing the Earth’s climate. You may also be interested inLesson Plan: Phase Diagrams and Phase EquilibriaLesson Plan: Photosynthetic Pathways and…Lesson Plan: EcologicalRead more.
Visualization, Model/Simulator, Game: Build Planet Earth
A visualization/model/game to build your own version of planet Earth and learn about the Earth’s climate system and the factors that influence it by configuring various parameters and observing their effect on climate. You mayRead more.
Model/Simulator: Greenhouse Gases and Infrared Radiation
A model/simulator to understand the effect of greenhouse gases on outgoing energy flux, and to compare the absorption of infrared radiation by various greenhouse gases such as carbon dioxide (CO2), methane (CH4), and water vapor.Read more.