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About Climate Discovery Online Courses:

The readings and interactives below are a part of Earth System Science: A Climate Change Perspective, part of the Climate Discovery series of online courses offered by the UCAR Center for Science Education for secondary science educators. For more information about this and other online courses in the series, please contact us at Whether or not you are enrolled in one of our online courses, you are welcome to explore these learning resources.


The Atmosphere

The Hydrosphere

The Cryosphere

Case Study: The Future of Arctic Sea Ice

The Biosphere

Case Study: Changing Biogeochemical Cycles

The Geosphere

Case Study: Volcanoes and Climate