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For those incorporating the Climate Studies Textbook, eInvestigations Manual, and Course Website materials, the annual license fee is $149, regardless of the number of sections or number of students.


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A hallmark of AMS Climate Studies is the flexibility of course implementation. The course can be offered using any combination of the AMS Climate Studies textbook, eInvestigations Manual, and Course Website. The course is adaptable to instructional settings ranging from traditional lecture/lab to hybrid to totally online and can be used on a variety of schedules, including semester/quarter, summer session, accelerated degree, or self-paced study. Course materials are designed for easy integration with course management systems. The most common approaches to using the course materials are:

1. Use the full AMS Climate Studies course package with emphasis on current datasets - Instructors wanting to have their students study the most current climate science may choose to use the textbook, eInvestigations Manual, and Current Climate Studies prepared weekly on the Course Website. A license is required for this option. Go to the Order Class Materials page for details on having your bookstore purchase the Climate Studies Textbook and eInvestigations Manual package for students.

2. Use the Climate Studies textbook and eInvestigations Manual - Instructors wanting to prepare all materials prior to the start of the term may choose to use the textbook and eInvestigations Manual. Website material is commonly used as a supplement in this approach. A license is required for this option. Go to the Order Class Materials page for details on having your bookstore purchase the Climate Studies Textbook and eInvestigations Manual package for students.

3. Use the Climate Studies textbook alone - The Climate Studies textbook is ideally suited for introductory climate science lecture courses in which students are not expected to complete the investigations series. Textbook-only users have access to a special Internet website that will deliver the Daily Weather Summary, current climate products, and Math Skills applications. The textbook contains chapter review and critical thinking questions. Course instructors receive a complementary textbook and faculty resource CD. A license is not required for this option, but please contact us to request a faculty set of materials. Go to the Order Class Materials page for details on having your bookstore purchase the Climate Studies Textbook for students.

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