Type:

Other

Description:

This series of activities is designed to show students how a large scale planetary process, the transport of heat over the surface of the Earth, operates and has operated over time. The activities include how energy is absorbed by the Earth from the Sun, how and why this energy is distributed over the earth's surface, what controls energy distribution, how we can track the energy distributing process using the oceanic microfossil record, and what that record shows us about variation of heat distribution with time. This topic is of basic scientific interest and it has real importance to the growing societal interest in global climate change.

Subjects:

  • Science > General

Education Levels:

  • Grade 1
  • Grade 2
  • Grade 3
  • Grade 4
  • Grade 5
  • Grade 6
  • Grade 7
  • Grade 8
  • Grade 9
  • Grade 10

Keywords:

NSDL,NSDL_SetSpec_dlese.org,Space sciences,Physical sciences,Social Sciences,History of science,Space Science,Biology,Climatology,Geology,Paleontology,Life Science,Astronomy,Middle School,Science,Meteorology,oai:nsdl.org:2200/20061003231126401T,Natural history,History/Policy/Law,Chemistry,Physics,Environmental science,Ecology, Forestry and Agriculture,High School,Geoscience,Earth science

Language:

English

Access Privileges:

Public - Available to anyone

License Deed:

Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial Share Alike

Collections:

None
This resource has not yet been aligned.
Curriki Rating
'NR' - This resource has not been rated
NR
'NR' - This resource has not been rated

This resource has not yet been reviewed.

Not Rated Yet.

Non-profit Tax ID # 203478467