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This textbook chapter describes the properties of greenhouse gases that are being added to the atmosphere: carbon dioxide, methane, nitrous oxide, chlorofluorocarbons, and ozone. Deforestation, industrialization and population growth are presented as reasons why greenhouse gases are increasing in the atmosphere. This is the third chapter in the unit, Climate Change, which addresses the question of ... Full description.
Grade level: High (9-12)
Resource type: Book - text
Subject: Atmospheric science, Climatology
 
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In this end-of-unit textbook chapter, students synthesize their understanding of contemporary climate change, consider their personal becomes COČ footprint, research one of the economic impacts of climate change, and compose a statement expressing their personal opinions about climate change policy. A section on conversion of Fahrenheit and Celsius temperature scales is included. The resource includes ... Full description.
Grade level: High (9-12)
Resource type: Book - text
Subject: Climatology, History and philosophy of science
 
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This textbook chapter introduces the concepts of static and dynamic equilibrium, and discusses contemporary climate change. The greenhouse effect is presented in a discussion of Mars, Venus and Earth, the "Goldilocks" planet. Two investigations support the chapter. The resource includes links to current news articles, and a suite of pre- and post-unit assessments. A teacher's guide supports classroom ... Full description.
Grade level: High (9-12)
Resource type: Book - text
Subject: Atmospheric science, Climatology
 
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This introductory chapter for educators provides background information to support classroom investigations of global climate change. Topics addressed include the structure and composition of the atmosphere, General Circulation Models (GCMs), 2xCO2 scenarios, uncertainty, and human impacts. The primer is part of the Ground Truth Studies Teacher Handbook, which provides more than 20 activities to build ... Full description.
Grade level: Primary (K-2), Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8), High (9-12)
Resource type: Ref. material
Subject: Atmospheric science, Climatology
 
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In this problem-based learning (PBL) activity, students take on the role of a student research scientist and explore the role of solar energy in determining climate. Students conduct experiments to determine the role of albedo in surface warming by investigating the temperature of a variety of surfaces in the environment. The activity should be conducted on a sunny day. Materials required for the ... Full description.
Grade level: High (9-12)
Resource type: Classroom activity, Lesson plan
Subject: Atmospheric science, Climatology
 
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In this problem-based learning (PBL) activity, students take on the role of a student research scientist and explore the role of solar energy in determining climate. Students conduct experiments to observe how a change in water phase affects surface temperatures. Materials required for the investigation include 2 aquariums, dry sand or soil, two heat lamps, and two thermometers.The lesson is supported ... Full description.
Grade level: High (9-12)
Resource type: Classroom activity, Lesson plan
Subject: Atmospheric science, Climatology
 
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This activity builds the basic understanding that the heating (indicated by temperature differences) of an object is related to the object?s surface color. Materials required for this investigation include a pair of thermometers, light and dark construction paper, a heat lamp, and two foam cups and two large containers. The resource includes teaching tips and questions to guide student discussion. ... Full description.
Grade level: Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8), High (9-12)
Resource type: Classroom activity, Lab activity, Guide for instructor
Subject: Atmospheric science, Climatology
 
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This demonstration will show how increased temperatures will hasten the melting of ice in the environment, contributing to a rise in sea level and subsequent flooding of coastal areas. Materials required include 2 aquariums, plastic wrap, a clamp light with a 60 watt bulb, modeling clay, ice, pebbles and rocks, and a ruler. Teacher background information, student worksheets and a scoring rubric are ... Full description.
Grade level: Primary (K-2), Intermediate (3-5)
Resource type: Lab activity, Assessment / Evaluation, Presentation / Demo
Subject: Atmospheric science, Climatology
 
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In this problem-based learning activity, students are presented with the scenario that they are representatives of an organization that is tasked with evaluating the potential effects of a warming climate on New England forests. Student worksheets, teacher guide, and assessment rubric are included. The resource is part of Forests: A Sticky Situation, from the lesson series The Potential Consequences ... Full description.
Grade level: High (9-12)
Resource type: Classroom activity, Presentation / Demo
Subject: Climatology, Ecology
 
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In this problem-based learning activity, students conduct research to determine the potential impact of a changing climate on maple sugar production. Student worksheets, a teacher guide, and an assessment rubric are included. The activity is included in the module Forests: A Sticky Situation, part of the lesson series, The Potential Consequences of Climate Variability and Change. Full description.
Grade level: Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8)
Resource type: Lesson plan, Presentation / Demo
Subject: Climatology, Ecology
 
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