ClimateChange

Connecting with Climate Change

Teacher Resources

These materials were developed for and tested at a series of Educator Institutes in 2008.
The materials are freely available for educators to use provided they properly credit sources as indicated.

Background Information

Climate 101 by Dr. Richard Somerville, Scripps Institution of Oceanography (PDF)
Carbon Cycle by Dr. Debbie Zmarzly, Birch Aquarium at Scripps (PDF)
Aerosol, Clouds & Climate by Guillaume Mauger and Dr. Joel R. Norris, Scripps Institution of Oceanography (PDF)
Earth's Energy Balance by Dr. Debbie Zmarzly, Birch Aquarium at Scripps (PDF)

Climate Change Over Geologic Time by Sandy Kirtland, Scripps graduate student (PDF)
Coral Reefs and Climate Change by Jessica Carilli, Scripps graduate student (PDF)

Classroom Activities

Carbon Cycle (PDF)
Carbon Cards for Carbon Cycle Activity (PDF)

Greenhouse in a Bottle (PDF) 
Melt Down (PDF)
Air Today, Oceans Tomorrow: Acidifying the Oceans (PDF)

Shell Shocked: Effects of Ocean Acidification (PDF)
CO2 : Pollution, LIfe, or Both? (PDF)
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