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NCAR Online Education - Content Pages from Web-based Courses

Earth globe with temperatures displayesThe National Center for Atmospheric Research offered web-based climate change education courses from 2007 - 2010 for teachers seeking professional development on this difficult topic. In order to increase access to this information for teachers, we also made much of the content from these online courses available here, for you to use outside of an online course framework. Readings are available here from our courses "Introduction to Earth's Climate", "Earth System Science: A Climate Change Perspective", and from "Understanding Climate Change Today".

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Windows to the Universe, a project of the National Earth Science Teachers Association, is sponsored in part is sponsored in part through grants from federal agencies (NASA and NOAA), and partnerships with affiliated organizations, including the American Geophysical Union, the Howard Hughes Medical Institute, the Earth System Information Partnership, the American Meteorological Society, the National Center for Science Education, and TERC. The American Geophysical Union and the American Geosciences Institute are Windows to the Universe Founding Partners. NESTA welcomes new Institutional Affiliates in support of our ongoing programs, as well as collaborations on new projects. Contact NESTA for more information. NASA ESIP NCSE HHMI AGU AGI AMS NOAA