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Habitable Planet, The

The Habitable Planet: A Systems Approach to Environmental Science is a course for high school teachers and undergraduate students in environmental science. The content course will help teachers of biology, chemistry, and Earth science to provide more content in their classes. The course components include 13 half-hour video programs, a coordinated Web site which includes the streamed video programs, the course text online, five interactive simulations, background on the scientists who created the content and those whose research is documented, a professional development guide (also available in print form), and additional resources. Graduate credit is available for the course through . . .

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Tuesday, Sep 25, 2012 - 11:30 PM
The atmosphere is what makes the Earth habitable. Heat-trapping gases allow ecosystems to flourish. While the NOAA Global Monitoring Project documents the fluctuations in greenhouse gases worldwide, MIT's Kerry Emanuel looks at the role of hurricanes in regulating global climate. G

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Tuesday, Sep 25, 2012 - 11:00 PM "Many Planets, One Earth" (LEARN/CREATE)

Tuesday, Sep 25, 2012 - 11:30 PM "Atmosphere" (LEARN/CREATE)

Wednesday, Sep 26, 2012 - 11:00 AM "Many Planets, One Earth" (LEARN/CREATE)

Wednesday, Sep 26, 2012 - 11:30 AM "Atmosphere" (LEARN/CREATE)

Tuesday, Oct 2, 2012 - 11:00 PM "Oceans" (LEARN/CREATE)

Tuesday, Oct 2, 2012 - 11:30 PM "Ecosystems" (LEARN/CREATE)

Wednesday, Oct 3, 2012 - 11:00 AM "Oceans" (LEARN/CREATE)

Wednesday, Oct 3, 2012 - 11:30 AM "Ecosystems" (LEARN/CREATE)

Tuesday, Oct 9, 2012 - 11:00 PM "Human Population Dynamics" (LEARN/CREATE)

Tuesday, Oct 9, 2012 - 11:30 PM "Risk, Exposure, and Health" (LEARN/CREATE)

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