Climate Studies

Expand your on-campus or online science offerings

AMS Climate Studies is an introductory college-level course developed by the American Meteorological Society for implementation at undergraduate institutions nationwide. The course places students in a dynamic and highly motivational educational environment where they investigate Earth's climate system using real-world environmental data.

The AMS Climate Studies course package consists of an TextbookInvestigations ManualRealTime Climate Portal (course website), and course management system-compatible files. Instructors can use these resources in combinations that make for an exciting learning experience for their students.

The course can be offered in traditional lecture/laboratory, completely online, and hybrid learning environments by experienced science faculty or those new to teaching climate science. Collegial assistance from AMS staff and other course users is available to new instructors.

If you would like to use the entire AMS Climate Studies course package, which includes the eTextbook and eInvestigations Manual with access to the RealTime Climate Portal and Faculty Website, your college will need an active license with the AMS Education Program.

Click here to learn more about this dynamic course and how it can be easily implemented at your institution.