Climate Science, Change and Impacts for High School and Introductory Undergraduate Science Classes
Curriculum for a full year course w/labs:
May be completed in one semester.
Teachers are encouraged to adapt this model curriculum to their classroom.
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- developed through teacher-scientist collaboration
- especially for the science classroom
- with support to answer user questions.
Teach What Geoscientists Do-Video’s featuring Scientists
- More Than Scientists: Climate scientists, many from UW, and producer Eric Michelman urge all to unite in solving the climate problem.
- “Why do you study the ocean?” Clips from interviews of scientists on a Schmidt Ocean Institute Cruise
PCC Climate Scientist Interviews
- What drives scientists?
- Stephen Po-Chedley (Atmospheric Sciences): Comparing satellite measurements to climate model data
- Spruce Schoenemann (Earth and Space Sciences): Determining past climate changes using Antarctic ice cores
- Sarah Purkey (Oceanography): Changes in the southern ocean circulation
- Nicole Wigder (Atmospheric Sciences): Relating atmospheric chemistry to wildfires
- Katherine Heal (Oceanography): Interactions between nutrients and photosynthetic organisms in the upper ocean
- Jack Scheff (Atmospheric Sciences): Observing large climate changes of past and future excluding changes in temperature
- Hilary Palevsky (Oceanography): CO2 absorption from the atmosphere
- Elizabeth Maroon (Atmospheric Sciences): Why it rains and where it rains
- Chris Terai (Atmospheric Sciences): The affect of pollution on clouds in the southeast Pacific