Frequently Asked Questions
Who is this educational tool designed for?
How much does it cost to use?
Is the educational simulator only for use in school?
What can I learn from using the simulator?
Does the simulator show what will happen?
How do I register for an account?
Where do I find the lesson plans?
Will the simulator work on my computer?
Why is my simulator running slowly?
Does the simulator show real historical data when you go to the past? If so, how was this information collected and at what level?
Can the simulator be used on iPads?
In a classroom setting do you find students use this resource better individually, pairs, threes, etc? What has worked best for you?
How long of a “session” with this would you recommend - would they need at least 30 minutes? Would 60 minutes be too long?
When you say “business as usual” are you talking about the RCP 8.5 or something else to create this “business as usual”?
Can all students can just make an account using their school email to use the simulator?
Is it possible to present, for example, snapshots of temperature maps side by side from 2 different times instead of just running the simulator showing all of the variation?
Is there a natural disaster option, where you can select an area where there was flooding or forest fires and see how that affects the projected change in the future different from what you originally projected?
Is the data for students saved on a Canadian server?
Many more questions are answered in the video below.
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