Introduction to Earth's Climate

This is the first of nine lessons in the "Visualizing and Understanding the Science of Climate Change" website. This lesson is an introduction to Earth's climate and covers key principles regarding Earth's unique climate, atmosphere, and regional and temporal climate differences.

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Kings Centre for Visualization in Science
Activity takes about 1-2 class periods or can be done as a homework assignment.

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Students can click through the lesson completely on their own, although applets would benefit from discussion with other students and educator.