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Modeling Early Earth Climate with GEEBITT
In this activity, students gain experience using a spreadsheet and working with others to decide how to conduct their model 'experiments' with the NASA GEEBITT (Global Equilibrium Energy Balance Interactive Tinker Toy). While becoming more familiar with the physical processes that made Earth's early climate so different from that of today, they also acquire first-hand experience with a limitation in modeling, specifically, parameterization of critical processes.
On the Cutting Edge Collection - Science Education Resource Center (SERC) at Carleton College
Activity takes one 50-minute class period. Computer access and special software is required.
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