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Acknowledgments

Teaching About Global Climate Change was developed by the Association of American Geographers in collaboration with Denver Public Schools with funding support from NASA's Global Climate Change Education program.

Dr. Susan Gallagher Heffron, Principal Investigator, Association of American Geographers (AAG)
Vivian Masket, Denver Public Schools
Marianne Kenney, Denver Public Schools
Dr. Margaret LeMone, Senior Scientist, National Center for Atmospheric Research
Denver Public School Teachers (6th and 9th grades)

AAG Interns: Nasser Ameen, Amanda Bishop, Colena Mayle, and Kharra Valmond
Web development by Real Eyes Media, Denver, Colorado
Design and development: Amanda Johnson
Programming: Nils Thingvall 
 

 References Cited and Sources

 
 CLIMATE 101 + MISCONCEPTIONS
 
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FAST FACTS
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Mastrandrea, Michael D., and Stephen H. Schneider. "Global warming." World Book Online Reference Center. 2005. World Book, Inc. Web. 12 Aug. 2010.  http://www.worldbookonline.com/wb/Article?id=ar226310.

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“Promises, Promises.” World Climate Report. N.p., 3 June 2004. Web. 12 Aug. 2010. <http://www.worldclimatereport.com/‌index.php/‌2004/‌06/‌23/‌promises-promises/>.
 
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Green Facts:
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GreenFacts. “Scientific Facts on Climate Change: Mitigation Emission Reduction.” GreenFacts. IPCC, n.d. Web. 19 Aug. 2010. <http://www.greenfacts.org/‌en/‌climate-change-ar4/‌l-2/‌8-mitigation-emission-reduction.htm#0>.

NASA:
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Others:

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 Marian Koshland Museum. “Global Warming Facts and Our Future.” Science Museums of the National Academy of Sciences. Web. 19 Aug. 2010. <http://www.koshland-science-museum.org/‌exhibitgcc/‌causes01.jsp>.

 NOAA. “What is Paleoclimatology?” NOAA Satellite and Information Service. N.p., n.d. Web. 19 Aug. 2010. <http://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/‌paleo/‌primer.html>.

United States Geological Survey. “Center of Excellence for Geospatial Information Science: Sea Level Rise.” United States Geological Survey (USGS). N.p., n.d. Web. 19 Aug. 2010. <http://cegis.usgs.gov/‌sea_level_rise.html>.

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University of Wisconsin. “The Vostok Core & Milankovitch Cycles Climate Applet.” Cooperative Institute for Meteorological Satellite Studies. NOAA, n.d. Web. 19 Aug. 2010. <http://cimss.ssec.wisc.edu/‌wxfest/‌Milankovitch/‌earthorbit.html>.