Using a Very, Very Simple Climate Model in the Classroom

This is a teaching activity in which students learn about the connection between CO2 emissionS, CO2 concentration, and average global temperatures. Through a simple online model, students learn about the relationship between these and learn about climate modeling while predicting temperature change over the 21st century.

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Randy Russell
Lisa Gardiner
Windows to the Universe
Activity takes about two class periods plus an additional two periods for assessment if included. Computer access is necessary.

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Very easy to use.

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