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Week
1

Week 1

1 hour to complete

Overview

1 hour to complete
1 video (Total 4 min), 4 readings
1 video
4 readings
Resources10m
Debriefing Quizzes10m
Explainer Assignments10m
A Supplemental Class to This One10m
Week
2

Week 2

2 hours to complete

Heat, Light, and Energy

2 hours to complete
6 videos (Total 28 min)
6 videos
Units of Energy5m
Heat4m
Units of Light3m
Light5m
Blackbody Radiation6m
2 practice exercises
Optional Problems: How Much Coal to Run a Light Bulb30m
Optional Problems: Comparing Energy Prices30m
Week
3

Week 3

2 hours to complete

First Climate Model

2 hours to complete
2 videos (Total 18 min)
2 videos
The Greenhouse Effect 9m
4 practice exercises
Optional Layer Model Problem: How Hot is the Moon?30m
Optional Layer Model Problem 2: A Stronger Greenhouse Effect30m
Optional Layer Model Problem 3: Nuclear Winter30m
Quiz 130m
Week
4

Week 4

1 hour to complete

Greenhouse Gases and the Atmosphere

1 hour to complete
2 videos (Total 20 min)
2 videos
The Band Saturation Effect12m
1 practice exercise
Model Greenhouse Gases in the Atmosphere30m

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