The Science of Climate Change
Wednesday, July 20
Article on Solarbration
PG & E Awards $15K to local area school (Paradise, CA)
Sampling Carbon Dioxide Activity
Background and Student copies of this CO2 Activity
Climate Change & Cherry Tree Blossom Festival in Japan
Article on how climate change is affecting annual celebration
Video Clip: "Debating the Delta"
Affect of rising water levels in Sacramento Delta
Affect of Climate Change on Local Sea Levels (ppt)
Dr. Rachel Teasdale CSU, Chico Geology Department
Using Technology to Visualize Rise in Sea Level
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Google Earth
• Using a Google Earth data (.kmz) file
• Directions for installing & using the plugin.
Flood Maps on the Web
• Not as data/technology-intensive as the Google Earth option
Video Clip: "Thermohaline Circulation"
A clip from NASA illustrating the "Great Ocean Conveyer Belt"
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Other links for effects of climate change on plant life
Blooming Thermometers
Changing Planet : Withering Plants Website Student Activity
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PhET Gas Properties Computer Simulation
Applet to demonstrate relationship of temp, pressure, volume...
NOTE: PhET requires the JAVA Plugin. Download it HERE.
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