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The Great Climate Poker

Associated divisions
Atmospheric Sciences (AS)
Climate: Past, Present & Future (CL)

Language
English

Age groups
16-18
18+

Material needed
Computers and internet access (www.climatepoker.unibe.ch)

Type of activities
Classroom
Home


Description

The computer game “The Great Climate Poker” (www.climatepoker.unibe.ch) illustrates the global climate as dice game. It provides information about some of the most important factors influencing the climate, it demonstrates the difference between variability and trend, and shows the spatial impacts of climate factors. The tool can be used on different educational levels and offers options for a wide range of exercises based on individual tasks by a professor or tutor. The tool is available in English, German, French, and Spanish.