Reading

Stack of Books
Reading: Water Vapour Feedback and Earth’s Climate
A reading that explains the phase diagrams of water on Earth, Mars, and Venus and discusses the water vapor feedback mechanism in the atmospheres of these planets that influences the greenhouse effect. You may also
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Reading: Photosynthesis and Atmospheric Carbon Dioxide
A reading that discusses the effects of elevated CO2 levels on the photosynthetic efficiency of field-grown plants. You may also be interested inLesson Plan: Ecosystems and Food WebsLesson Plan: Teaching about Microbial Life and…Lesson Plan:
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Reading: Climate-Informed Development to Mitigate Global Poverty
A feature story on a comprehensive report by the World Bank that describes the threat of climate change to poor people and the ways to offset it through adaptation and mitigation strategies. You may also
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Reading: Natural Selection and Evolutionary Rescue of a Species
A reading that shows that climate change can be a selective pressure in natural selection. It explains how the selection of a character that provides an adaptive advantage in a changed environment, leads to the
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Reading: Molecular Vibration Modes and the Greenhouse Effect
A reading that discusses how chemical bonds in molecules respond to incident IR light and absorb IR energy during certain modes of vibration. The reading includes discussions on the vibrational modes of water vapor and
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Reading: Hydrocarbon Combustion
A reading that introduces hydrocarbons, fossil fuels, and the products of combustion of different hydrocarbons such as carbon dioxide- a greenhouse gas. You may also be interested inLesson Plan: Poverty and Climate: An Inextricable LinkLesson
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Reading: Isotopic Compositions and Ice Cores
A reading that explains how the analyses of hydrogen and oxygen isotopes from ice cores determine past temperatures on Earth. You may also be interested inLesson Plan: Phase Diagrams and Phase EquilibriaLesson Plan: Simple Harmonic
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Reading: Earth’s Equable Climate
A reading that explains Earth’s equable climate in the past using the theories, Hadley Cells, Convective Cloud Feedback, Polar Stratospheric Clouds, and Tropical Cyclones. You may also be interested inLesson Plan: Black Carbon and its
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Reading: Books on Climate Change Economics
A set of reading resources to learn and understand the economics of climate change. You may also be interested inLesson Plan: Major River Systems: Climate Change and…Lesson Plan: Teaching Cost-Benefit Analysis through…Lesson Plan: Stress and
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Reading: Economics and Global Climate Change
A reading to learn about the economic analysis of climate change, and various economic policies for climate change adaptation and mitigation. You may also be interested inLesson Plan: The Impact of Climate Change on Sex…Lesson
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Reading: Environmental Economics
A reading to learn about the economics of Earth’s environment and climate. You may also be interested inLesson Plan: William Blake’s ‘Chimney Sweeper’…Lesson Plan: Aerosols and ClimateLesson Plan: Atomic Number, Mass Number, Isotopes…Lesson Plan: Abiotic
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Reading: Glaciers as Indicators of Climate Change
A reading that introduces the topic of glaciers and their formation.  You may also be interested inLesson Plan: Atomic Number, Mass Number, Isotopes…Lesson Plan: Teaching about Microbial Life and…Lesson Plan: Climate Fiction “Hermie”- A Case
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