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As part of this activity, students will read and discuss information on the greenhouse effect and list important points about global warming. Tables are provided to show the most important greenhouse gases and how much their concentrations have increased since the pre-industrial era. Full description.
Grade level: High (9-12)
Resource type: Classroom activity
Subject: Atmospheric science, Chemistry, Environmental science
 
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Teachers can access a variety of materials for use in the classroom, or as background reference material. The materials are grouped according to topic: Weather, Climate change, Oceans, Satellites and space, and Training. A list of external links to related materials is also provided. Full description.
Grade level: Primary (K-2), Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8), High (9-12)
Resource type: Educational portal
Subject: Atmospheric science, Physical oceanography, Space science
 
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GLOBE (Global Learning and Observation to Benefit the Environment) is a worldwide, hands-on, primary and secondary school-based science education program. Students can learn to take scientific measurements in the fields of atmospheric science, hydrology, soils, and land cover. They can report their data through the internet, create maps and graphs to analyze the data, and collaborate with scientists ... Full description.
Grade level: Primary (K-2), Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8), High (9-12)
Resource type: Classroom activity, Photograph, Discussion / Forum, In-situ dataset
Subject: Atmospheric science, Environmental science, Soil science
 
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This glossary provides an alphabetical listing of terms related to the study of atmospheric ozone. Full description.
Grade level: Primary (K-2), Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8), High (9-12)
Resource type: Glossary
Subject: Atmospheric science, Chemistry, Environmental science
 
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Users can search for and view sea surface temperature imagery. They may choose from the latest image, or browse archived imagery that dates back approximately two weeks. Links to other sea surface temperature datasets are included. Full description.
Grade level: High (9-12)
Resource type: Imagery - remotely sensed
Subject: Atmospheric science, Physical oceanography, Space science
 
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The aerial video and still photography assembled here allows users to see "before" and "after" imagery of the impacts of coastal storms. Oblique images are available for storms from Hurricane Ivan in 2004 to Hurricane Fran in 1996. Each set of images is accompanied by a brief description, and some LIDAR imagery is avaliable. Links to other related sites are also included. Full description.
Grade level: High (9-12)
Resource type: Photograph, Ref. material
Subject: Atmospheric science, Environmental science, Geology
 
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This archive of ocean-color imagery produced by SeaWiFS and Aqua-MODIS contains images from 2002 to the present. The images are viewable in a variety of formats: chlorphyll concentration, sea surface temperature, aerosol index, smoke index, and many others. Yearly, seasonal, monthly, weekly, or daily images are available. Full description.
Grade level: High (9-12)
Resource type: Imagery - remotely sensed, Visualization - scientific, In-situ dataset, Remotely sensed dataset
Subject: Atmospheric science, Biological oceanography, Chemical oceanography, Physical oceanography
 
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The friction produced by winds blowing towards the equator on the ocean's surface, together with the effect of the earth's rotation, cause water in the surface layer to move away from the western coast of continental land masses. This offshore moving water is replaced by water which upwells, or flows toward the surface from depths of 50 to 100 meters and more. Users can view an illustration and read ... Full description.
Grade level: High (9-12), College (13-14), College (15-16)
Resource type: Illustration - scientific, Ref. material
Subject: Atmospheric science, Biological oceanography, Physical oceanography
 
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This poster shows how oceanic circulation helps to control global climate. In general, warm surface currents flow from the tropics to higher latitudes, driven mainly by winds and the Earth's rotation. Fast, warm surface currents like the Gulf Stream are concentrated at the western boundary of ocean basins. The poster is part of a collection of images associated with NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory's ... Full description.
Grade level: High (9-12)
Resource type: Illustration - scientific
Subject: Atmospheric science, Climatology, Physical oceanography
 
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Vortices of water, called "eddies," form off the northwestern coast of North America in the winter, and are particularly large during El Nino winters. Users can read and view satellite imagery which explains how these eddies carry nutrient-rich water offshore, providing nourishment for phytoplankton, microscopic plants which form the foundation of the marine food chain. This is part of NASA's Earth ... Full description.
Grade level: High (9-12)
Resource type: Imagery - remotely sensed, Ref. material
Subject: Atmospheric science, Ecology, Physical oceanography
 
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