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Changing Climate: Middle

 
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Archive: An Introduction to Earth’s Climate, September 22, 2010

Type: Web Seminar Archive

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Summary: This Web Seminar took place on September 23, 2010 from 6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Eastern Time. Presenting was Dr. Randy Russell, Educational Designer with the Office of Education and Outreach at the University Corporation for Atmospheric Research in Boulder,...

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Archive: Earth Then, Earth Now: Our Changing Climate, April 23, 2009

Type: Web Seminar Archive

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Summary: This Web Seminar took place on April 23, 2009, from 6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Eastern Time. Presenting was Dr. David Bloniarz Project Director of the USDA Forest Service’s Urban Natural Resources Institute (UNRI) and Conservation Education Specialist Vicki...

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Effects of Oceans on Weather and Climate

Type: SciGuide

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Summary: SciGuides are a collection of thematically aligned lesson plans, simulations, and web-based resources for teachers to use with their students centered on standards-aligned science concepts.

The oceans cover more than 70% of Earth’s surface...

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Issues In-depth: Inside the rainforests of the sea—Coral reefs and their endangerment

Type: Journal Article

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Summary: For a science teacher, studying coral and coral reefs provides an opportunity to present numerous scientific concepts in an integrated manner. The concepts of radial symmetry, biodiversity, symbiosis, interdependence, endangerment, and climate change...

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Ocean Acidification: Hands-On Experiments to Explore the Causes and Consequences

Type: Journal Article

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Summary: Ocean acidification is one of the most serious environmental issues facing the planet (e.g., Doney 2006; Guinotte and Fabry 2009). It is caused by excess carbon dioxide (CO2) in the atmosphere. Human activities such as burning fossil fuels put CO2 and...

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Ocean's Effect on Climate and Weather: Global Circulation Patterns

Type: Science Object

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Summary: Science Objects are two hour on-line interactive inquiry-based content modules that help teachers better understand the science content they teach. This Science Object, co-developed between NOAA and NSTA, is the third of four Science Objects in the Ocean’s...

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Ocean's Effect on Weather and Climate: Changing Climate

Type: Science Object

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Summary: Science Objects are two hour on-line interactive inquiry-based content modules that help teachers better understand the science content they teach. This Science Object, co-developed between NOAA and NSTA, is the fourth of four Science Objects in the Ocean’s...

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Ocean's Effect on Weather and Climate: Global Climate Patterns

Type: Science Object

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Summary: Science Objects are two hour on-line interactive inquiry-based content modules that help teachers better understand the science content they teach. This Science Object, co-developed between NOAA and NSTA, is the first of four Science Objects in the Ocean’s...

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Ocean's Effect on Weather and Climate: Global Precipitation and Energy

Type: Science Object

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Summary: Science Objects are two hour on-line interactive inquiry-based content modules that help teachers better understand the science content they teach. This Science Object, co-developed between NOAA and NSTA, is the second of four Science Objects in the Ocean’s...

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Podcast: The Role of Polar Regions in Earth's Changing Climate System: Global Climate Change

Type: Podcast

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Summary: The Podcast: The Role of Polar Regions in Earth's Changing Climate System: Global Climate Change is a segment of the Web Seminar The Role of Polar Regions...

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Science Sampler: Global Warming Project

Type: Journal Article

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Summary: To address the issue of global warming locally, the author developed an inquiry-based project to examine the impact of the school’s traffic situation on climate change. In this project, students collected data in the parking lot/driveway, researched greenhouse...