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Java Simulations For Topics in Introductory Meteorology
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Java Simulations For Topics in Introductory Meteorology

Four simulations were created at Iowa State University to support learning in ... (more)

Four simulations were created at Iowa State University to support learning in a large-lecture introductory meteorology class. AdvectionSim simulates warm and cold air advection in the United States. It allows users to vary wind speed and direction in Ames, Iowa. The results show how the temperature gradient would change over a matter of time given the wind speed and direction. BudgetSim simulates the energy intake of our atmosphere during the day and the loss of energy at night. Users can vary the intensity of the sun during the day. A tub of water fills up, symbolically showing the energy intake of our atmosphere. MountainSim simulates the difficult concepts of adiabatic processes. A leaf symbolizes a parcel of air rising over the Mountain. Graphs then display the information as the leaf rises and falls. Users are allowed to vary the beginning temperature and vapor-pressure of the air parcel. RadiationSim simulates the differences of thermal exchange among four types of ground surfaces. Users can choose which land type they want to experiment with and then compare the results side-by-side in a graph. This page provides instructions for using these applets as well as access to them. (less)

Subject:
Chemistry
Ecology
Forestry and Agriculture
Geoscience
Physics
Space Science
Social Sciences
Material Type:
Instructional Material
Interactive
Lesson Plans
Provider:
University Corporation for Atmospheric Research
Provider Set:
DLESE Community Collection
Author:
Douglas Yarger
John Boysen
Leslie Pease
Rex Thomas
Solar Water Heater
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Solar Water Heater

Student teams design and build solar water heating devices that mimic those ... (more)

Student teams design and build solar water heating devices that mimic those used in residences to capture energy in the form of solar radiation and convert it to thermal energy. This thermal energy is next transferred to water (to be used as domestic hot water) in the form of heat. In doing this, students gain a better understanding of the three different types of heat transfer, each of which plays a role in the solar water heater design. Once the model devices are constructed, students perform efficiency calculations and compare designs. (less)

Subject:
Mathematics and Statistics
Science and Technology
Material Type:
Activities and Labs
Lesson Plans
Provider:
TeachEngineering
Provider Set:
TeachEngineering
Author:
Denise W. Carlson
Landon B. Gennetten
Lauren Cooper
Malinda Schaefer Zarske
Thermodynamics & Kinetics, Spring 2008
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Thermodynamics & Kinetics, Spring 2008

This subject deals primarily with equilibrium properties of macroscopic systems, basic thermodynamics, ... (more)

This subject deals primarily with equilibrium properties of macroscopic systems, basic thermodynamics, chemical equilibrium of reactions in gas and solution phase, and rates of chemical reactions. (less)

Subject:
Science and Technology
Material Type:
Assessments
Full Course
Homework and Assignments
Lecture Notes
Syllabi
Video Lectures
Provider:
M.I.T.
Provider Set:
MIT OpenCourseWare
Author:
Bawendi, Moungi
Nelson, Keith
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