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NSTA "Microworlds" Workshops at the Fall 2008 Regionals

Earth beside a SunspotWindows to the Universe staff presented a workshop titled "Microworlds! Online Tools Exploring Earth's Atmosphere, Water Cycle, and Greenhouse Gases" at two of the NSTA fall 2008 regional conventions. The workshop was first presented at the Portland Regional on November 22nd; it was conducted a second time at the Cincinnati Regional on December 4th. The links below lead to online copies of the printed and electronic materials used in the workshops and to other related background information on the Windows to the Universe web site.

Clouds in Art

Carbon Cycle Game

Exploring the Atmosphere with Virtual Balloon Flights

The Very, Very Simple Climate Model

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