What is the Future of Earth's Climate?

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Link to Resource: http://authoring.concord.org/sequences/11
Resource Type:Classroom Activities; Curricula and Instruction
Grade Level:
6 7 8
Organization:High-Adventure Science
Publication Date:2013
Summary:This computer-based learning module engages students in questions that scientists around the world are exploring about Earth's climate. They gain an appreciation for how much is not known about the Earth and climate change. The module contains 5 activities (Earth's Changing Climates; Interactions Within the Atmosphere; Sources, Links, Feedbacks; Feedbacks of Ice and Clouds; and Using Models to Make Predictions). Each activity provides information in simulations, text, video, or graphic format and the students enter answers to both open-ended and closed questions within the program. Students can print a report of their answers at the end of the activity. A teachers guide and PDF of instructions is also available.
Earth Science Big Ideas:Big Idea 9
NGSS Discplinary Core Ideas:ESS3.D
NGSS Performance Expectations:MS-ESS3-5
NGSS Science and Engineering Practices:Asking questions (for science) and defining problems (for engineering)
NGSS Crosscutting Concepts:Stability and change
Subjects: activities; climate; climate change; earth; ngss
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