Tools for teaching about climate change

Enrich your curriculum with videos, lessons, and hands on activities.  Designed by scientists at the University of Washington. 
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Summary of materials and suggested uses in classrooms from grades 4 thru introductory undergraduate.

Simple Climate Model using Excel
Exploring Historical Temperature Records
NASA MERRA Circulation Model
Understanding Paleoproxies using Ice Cores
Terrarium Model of Earths’ Energy Balance
Exploring the Biological Pump with primary literature and social media
Explore Scientific Evidence for Anthropogenic Climate Change from IPCC reports
ENSO (El Nino/Southern Oscillation) Investigation
From Isotopes to Temperature, & Influences of Orbital Forcing on Ice Records
Understanding the impact of Ocean Acidification on Oysters using published data
“Glaciology and Erosion” OR The Glacial History of Puget Sound as seen through high-resolution data of local topography using Google Earth
Understanding Landslides through Physical and Computer Models
“Rain on Snow Flooding”: Data from a study site at Snoqualmie Pass, WA is used by students to predict how rain-on-snow flooding might change with climate change.