Climate Systems Resources


  
collapse Topic : Causes of Climate Change ‎(2)
Cyclical and Natural Changes
Human-Caused Changes
collapse Topic : Climate System ‎(12)
Atmospheric Circulation
Atmospheric Composition
Carbon Cycle
Climate Compared to Weather
Climate Feedbacks
Global Energy Balance
Greenhouse Effect
Ocean and Climate
Orbital Cycles
Regional Climates
Solar Radiation
Water Cycle
collapse Topic : Human Responses to Climate Change ‎(3)
Personal Responsibility
Risk Management
Social Values
collapse Topic : Impacts of Climate Change ‎(13)
Agricultural Changes
Economic Impacts
Ecosystem Changes
Extreme Weather
Freshwater Resources
Great Lakes Impacts
Melting Ice and Permafrost
Ocean Warming and Acidification
Plants and Animals
Public Health
Sea Level Rise
Surface Temperature Warming
Uncertainty
collapse Topic : Measuring and Modeling Climate ‎(2)
Climate Modeling
Gathering and Measuring Climate Data

Atmospheric Circulation

Videos

Effect of Jet Streams on Climate. Teachers' Domain. Grades 6-12. http://www.teachersdomain.org/resource/ttv10.sci.ess.jet. This video produced by ThinkTV visualizes jet stream patterns around the world and explores their effect on weather systems and regional climates.

The Arctic: Our Global Thermostat. PBS Scientific American Frontiers. Grades 6-12. http://www.pbs.org/saf/1505/features/thermostat2.htm. This PBS web feature describes how the arctic is essential to regulating Earth’s weather patterns, and how these patterns are driven by atmospheric circulation.