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Teaching Earth System Science
The modules and activities available on this site provide students with experience modeling climate variables like albedo, radiation balance, and greenhouse effect. Most exercises involve downloading Excel workbooks where students can manipulate several atmospheric variables.
Intended for grade levels:
  • Middle (6-8)
  • High (9-12)
  • College (13-14)
  • College (15-16)
Type of resource:
  • For the classroom:
    • Module / Unit
  • Dataset:
    • In-situ
    • Remotely sensed
  • Atmospheric science
  • Climatology
Technical requirements:
Selected resources require the following software: Adobe Acrobat reader, Microsoft Excel, Javascript.
Cost / Copyright:
No cost
Copyright and Other Restrictions Information is Unknown
DLESE Catalog ID: DLESE-000-000-004-772
Resource contact / Creator / Publisher:
Contact: Robert B. Schmunk
Institute on Climate and Planets (ICP)

Contact: James E. Hansen