Presentations

  • Climate vs Weather

    The presentation by Professor Eugene Cordero discusses the difference between weather and climate. Climate vs Weather Slides  (Preview | PDF Download) Additional Resources: Resources: Climate Central Video: Climate vs. weather Summary: Dr. Otis Brown of the University of Miami explains the differences between climate and weather, and long-term climate change compared to heat waves. Brown also discusses the…

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  • Ozone and Climate

    This presentation by Professor Eugene Cordero explains the role of ozone in global climate change. Ozone and Climate (Preview | PDF Download) Additional Resources: Resources: EPA –  Ozone Good up High Bad Nearby Summary: Why and how Air Pollution effects climate change. Link: Pollution Basics Resources: NASA: Summary: A definition of the ozone hole. Link: Ozone Hole Resources: NASA: What is the Ozone Hole?…

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  • Understanding Air Pollution

    This presentation by Professor Ellen Metzger explores how air pollution and global climate change interact and affect each other. Understanding Air Pollution (Preview|PDF Download) Additional Resources: Resources: Windows to the Universe: Air Pollution and Climate Change Summary: Why and how Air Pollution effects climate change. Links: Air Pollution and Climate Change Resources: EPA (Environmental Protection Agency) Ozone Good up…

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  • Understanding Evidence of a Changing Climate

    This presentation by Professor Eugene Cordero investigates the evidence that suggests humans are largely responsible for global climate change. Understanding Evidence of a Changing Climate (Preview| PDF Download) Resources: CAMEL article: Greenhouse gas Summary: This article supports the understandings of greenhouse gases and discusses other effects on climate change such as: land uses. Links: Greenhouse Gases and Land…

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  • Understanding Climate Models

    This presentation by Professor Eugene Cordero introduces climate models as tools to predict future climate based on behaviors and social scenarios. Understanding Climate Models (Preview| PDF Download) Additional Resources: Resources: Windows to the Universe: What is a Climate Model? Summary: A definition of a climate model. Links: What is a Climate Model? Resources: Windows to the Universe: How Climate…

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  • NASA Earth Science Overview

    A presentation from NASA explaining Earth science. NASA Earth Science Overview (Preview| PDF Download)  

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  • Climate Change and Energy

    This presentation by Professor Eugene Cordero explains the connections between energy use and global climate change. Climate Change and Energy (Preview| PDF Download) Resources: CAMEL article: Fossil Fuels Summary: A description of fossil fuels, how they are formed and the environmental impacts they can cause. Links: Fossil Fuels Resources: The Encyclopedia of Earth article: Energy type, distribution, and consumption…

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  • Climate Change and Food Systems

    This presentation by Professor Ellen Metzger explores the relationship between food systems and global climate change. Climate Change and Food Systems (Preview| PDF Download) Resources: The Encyclopedia of Earth article: Agriculture and Climate Change Summary: This article discusses the many connections of the agricultural industry and climate change. The article covers: agricultural sources of greenhouse gas emissions…

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  • Climate Change and Water Resources

    This presentation examines the connection between water and energy. Climate Change and Water Resources (Preview| PDF Download) Additional Resources: Resources: National Geographic website: A Freshwater Story Summary: A short interactive story about the earth’s fresh water. Links: A Freshwater Story Resources: Santa Clara Valley Water District article: Climate Change and Water Resources Summary: A brief overview of the effects of…

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  • Essence of Storytelling Lecture

    In order to help students better tell their stories, we invited Dreamworks Story artist Jeff Biancalana to come give a talk about story structure. Jeff’s talk was part of a Green Ninja/BAESI workshop titled Climate Change, Scientific Storytelling, and the Green Ninja.  Watch now on YouTube! Download lecture materials: StorytellingTemplate.docx StorytellingTemplate.pdf    

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