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Climate Kids: How Do We Know the Climate Is Changing?
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Climate Kids: How Do We Know the Climate Is Changing?

This question is addressed through a series of questions and answers, each ... (more)

This question is addressed through a series of questions and answers, each providing related introductory information such as how climate change is studied, the history of Earth’s climate, and the effects of climate change on Earth’s geology and biology. The Climate Kids website is a NASA education resource featuring articles, videos, images and games focused on the science of climate change. (less)

Subject:
History, Law, Politics
Chemistry
Ecology
Forestry and Agriculture
Geoscience
Life Science
Provider:
NASA
Provider Set:
NASA Wavelength
Hands-on Activities That Simulate Polar Science
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Hands-on Activities That Simulate Polar Science

This article highlights science lessons and activities that can help elementary students ... (more)

This article highlights science lessons and activities that can help elementary students gain an understanding of the tools and technology involved in polar research. Suggestions for literacy integration are provided, and activities are aligned to national standards. (less)

Subject:
Engineering
Technology
Education
Material Type:
Instructional Material
Lesson Plans
Provider:
Ohio State University College of Education and Human Ecology
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Beyond Penguins and Polar Bears: An Online Magazine for K-5 Teachers
Author:
Jessica Fries-Gaither
Lessons about Earth's Past Climates
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Lessons about Earth's Past Climates

Three types of climate proxies -- tree rings, fossils, and ice cores ... (more)

Three types of climate proxies -- tree rings, fossils, and ice cores -- are the subjects of lessons that will help K-5 students understand that Earth's climate has been different in the past and that scientists can reveal its history. This article is from the science lessons column of the free, online magazine Beyond Weather and the Water Cycle. The magazine is structured around the seven essential principles of climate literacy and identifies age-appropriate resources for young learners. (less)

Subject:
Science and Technology
Geoscience
Space Science
Education
Material Type:
Instructional Material
Lesson Plans
Reference
Teaching and Learning Strategies
Provider:
Ohio State University
Ohio State University College of Education and Human Ecology
Provider Set:
Beyond Weather and the Water Cycle
Author:
Jessica Fries-Gaither
National Science Foundation
Paleoceanography, Spring 2004
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Paleoceanography, Spring 2004

This class examines tools, data, and ideas related to past climate changes ... (more)

This class examines tools, data, and ideas related to past climate changes as seen in marine, ice core, and continental records. The most recent climate changes (mainly the past 500,000 years, ranging up to about 2 million years ago) will be emphasized. Quantitative tools for the examination of paleoceanographic data will be introduced (statistics, factor analysis, time series analysis, simple climatology). (less)

Subject:
Science and Technology
Material Type:
Full Course
Homework and Assignments
Lecture Notes
Syllabi
Provider:
M.I.T.
Provider Set:
MIT OpenCourseWare
Author:
Edward Boyle
Paleoceanography, Spring 2006
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Paleoceanography, Spring 2006

This class examines tools, data, and ideas related to past climate changes ... (more)

This class examines tools, data, and ideas related to past climate changes as seen in marine, ice core, and continental records. The most recent climate changes (mainly the past 500,000 years, ranging up to about 2 million years ago) will be emphasized. Quantitative tools for the examination of paleoceanographic data will be introduced (statistics, factor analysis, time series analysis, simple climatology). (less)

Subject:
Science and Technology
Material Type:
Full Course
Homework and Assignments
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Syllabi
Provider:
M.I.T.
Provider Set:
MIT OpenCourseWare
Author:
Edward Boyle
Paleoceanography, Spring 2008
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Paleoceanography, Spring 2008

" This class examines tools, data, and ideas related to past climate ... (more)

" This class examines tools, data, and ideas related to past climate changes as seen in marine, ice core, and continental records. The most recent climate changes (mainly the past 500,000 years, ranging up to about 2 million years ago) will be emphasized. Quantitative tools for the examination of paleoceanographic data will be introduced (statistics, factor analysis, time series analysis, simple climatology)." (less)

Subject:
Science and Technology
Material Type:
Activities and Labs
Full Course
Lecture Notes
Other
Provider:
M.I.T.
Provider Set:
MIT OpenCourseWare
Author:
Boyle, Edward
Past and Present Climate (12.301) / Climate Physics and Chemistry (12.842), Fall 2005
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Past and Present Climate (12.301) / Climate Physics and Chemistry (12.842), Fall 2005

This course introduces students to climate studies, including beginnings of the solar ... (more)

This course introduces students to climate studies, including beginnings of the solar system, time scales, and climate in human history. (less)

Subject:
Science and Technology
Material Type:
Activities and Labs
Full Course
Homework and Assignments
Lecture Notes
Syllabi
Provider:
M.I.T.
Provider Set:
MIT OpenCourseWare
Author:
Wunsch, Carl
Past and Present Climate, Fall 2006
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Past and Present Climate, Fall 2006

This course introduces students to climate studies, including beginnings of the solar ... (more)

This course introduces students to climate studies, including beginnings of the solar system, time scales, and climate in human history; methods for detecting climate change, including proxies, ice cores, instrumental records, and time series analysis; physical and chemical processes in climate, including primordial atmosphere, ozone chemistry, carbon and oxygen cycles, and heat and water budgets; internal feedback mechanisms, including ice, aerosols, water vapor, clouds, and ocean circulation; climate forcing, including orbital variations, volcanism, plate tectonics, and solar variability; climate models and mechanisms of variability, including energy balance, coupled models, and global ocean and atmosphere models; and outstanding problems. (less)

Subject:
Science and Technology
Material Type:
Activities and Labs
Full Course
Homework and Assignments
Lecture Notes
Syllabi
Provider:
M.I.T.
Provider Set:
MIT OpenCourseWare
Author:
Wunsch, Carl
"Past and Present Climate, Fall 2008"
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"Past and Present Climate, Fall 2008"

" This course introduces students to climate studies, including beginnings of the ... (more)

" This course introduces students to climate studies, including beginnings of the solar system, time scales, and climate in human history. It is offered to both undergraduate and graduate students with different requirements." (less)

Subject:
Science and Technology
Material Type:
Activities and Labs
Full Course
Lecture Notes
Provider:
M.I.T.
Provider Set:
MIT OpenCourseWare
Author:
Boyle, Edward
Emanuel, Kerry
Wunsch, Carl
Perspectives on Ocean Science: Climate Change Clues Frozen in Time
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Perspectives on Ocean Science: Climate Change Clues Frozen in Time

Polar ice sheets are sensitive indicators of current climate and also preserve ... (more)

Polar ice sheets are sensitive indicators of current climate and also preserve evidence of past climate conditions. Scientists studying Earth's climate history core thousands of meters deep into ancient ice to retrieve gas bubbles trapped in ice sheets. Ice cores help reconstruct climatic conditions from hundreds of thousands of years ago. Join Dr. Jeff Severinghaus as he explains how gas bubbles are trapped, how they provide detailed chemical clues to the past and how they are helping to shape future climate scenarios. (45 minutes) (less)

Subject:
Science and Technology
Material Type:
Video Lectures
Provider:
UC San Diego
Provider Set:
UCTV Teacher's Pet
Unlocking the Climate History Captured in Ice
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Unlocking the Climate History Captured in Ice

This article describes how polar scientists collect ice cores from ice sheets ... (more)

This article describes how polar scientists collect ice cores from ice sheets and glaciers and how they use these cores to learn about Earth's past climate. (less)

Subject:
Geoscience
Material Type:
Reference
Provider:
Ohio State University College of Education and Human Ecology
Provider Set:
Beyond Penguins and Polar Bears: An Online Magazine for K-5 Teachers
Author:
Natalie Kehrwald
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