An introduction to Internet based climate science teaching

Ribbe, Joachim (2002) An introduction to Internet based climate science teaching. Australian Science Teachers' Journal, 48 (3). pp. 28-35. ISSN 0045-0855

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[Abstract]: No other field of scientific endeavour lends itself better to Internet based research and teaching than that of the climate sciences. With the advent of the Internet, the dissemination of climate data and related information via interactive web sites is a common practise. Internet access allows to connect to data archives, extract, manipulate and graphically display climate data. It is possible to learn about global climate change, the greenhouse effect and El Nino through hands-on practical work. This article aims to interest educators in utilizing the internet in classroom activities when teaching about climate, the atmosphere and ocean.


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Item Type: Article (Commonwealth Reporting Category C)
Refereed: Yes
Item Status: Live Archive
Additional Information: Deposited with Publisher's permission.
Depositing User: Dr Joachim Ribbe
Faculty / Department / School: Historic - Faculty of Sciences - Department of Biological and Physical Sciences
Date Deposited: 11 Oct 2007 00:34
Last Modified: 02 Jul 2013 22:36
Uncontrolled Keywords: climate science, teaching, Internet, Greenhouse Effect, climate change, climatology
Fields of Research (FOR2008): 13 Education > 1303 Specialist Studies in Education > 130313 Teacher Education and Professional Development of Educators
URI: http://eprints.usq.edu.au/id/eprint/1074

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