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AH-CHOO!

As the carbon dioxide concentration of our atmosphere increases and our climate warms, the hay fever season seems to be getting longer and more sev ...


Cancel the Cardinals Home Opener?!?

The St. Louis Cardinals are scheduled to play their home opener the next day and Megan Riley, a young meteorologist who works for a private weather ...


Cooling Off a Warming Planet

This role-playing case on climate change policy is designed to engage student groups in parallel discussions on policy instruments and packages for ...


Fishing Midst the Morning Dew

In this case study, “Tatiana,” a college student, introduces psychrometry to her younger brother as she explains the physical phenomeno ...


Global Climate Change: Evidence and Causes

This “clicker case” begins by assessing students’ impressions of global climate change and the role that human activities play in ...


Global Climate Change: Impact and Remediation

This “clicker case” is a continuation of another case in our collection, “Global Climate Change: Evidence and Causes,” in w ...


Global Climate Change: What Does it Look Like?

In this interrupted case study, Ph.D.-paleoclimatologist-turned-TV-meteorologist Sara Fahrenheit finds herself projected into a future climate that ...


In the Eye of the Storm: A Case Study in Natural Disasters

This case study of Hurricane Katrina chronicles a college student's adventures with the Hurricane Hunters, a group of people from the Air Force Res ...


The Dangers of Deicing

Loss of species richness is often due to anthropogenic activity. The global decline of amphibians is one such example. This case study examines the ...


The Perilous Plight of the Pika

This interrupted case study addresses several concepts related to climate change and its effect on the American pika. Often called an indicator spe ...


The Petition: A Global Warming Case

The goal of this dilemma case study is to teach students about global climate change.  The setting is a faculty meeting where the discussion h ...


Which Elephant Population Would You Protect?

This case study has students analyze real population and climate data to address a problem in conservation. Many elephant populations exist in Afri ...


White Bear Lake

This case study reviews the hydrologic cycle and uses a water balance equation to examine the hydrology of White Bear Lake, a 2,531-acre natural wa ...