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Earth with thermometer

Climate Math

Learn about how to calculate temperature anomalies as a way of understanding how our climate is changing.

Photographie inbtermittente des étoiles de la Voie lactée, dans l'hémisphère sud du Chili, par Rodrigo Vidal.

Rodrigo Vidal

Architect, Teacher

My work helps people achieve the most comfortable temperature in their building.
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Why is it colder in the winter even though the Earth is closer to the Sun?

Learn why we have seasons in this hands on activity.

What is the Greenhouse Effect?

What is the Greenhouse Effect?

Explore the greenhouse effect and learn about the impacts it can have on the environment.

What causes ocean currents?

What causes ocean currents?

Create a model of ocean currents and learn how currents are formed.

Digital Baking Thermometer

Tools: Thermometers

6 images of some instruments such as clinical and baking thermometers that have been designed to measure temperature for specific purposes

Hot sunrise in space

Temperature: On Earth and on the Space Station

This backgrounder explains what temperature is, how it is measured, how it affects people, and how it is controlled on the International Space Station.

Is feeling always believing?

Is feeling always believing?

Get your hands cold for science and explore the topic of sensory adaptation.