Penguinscience , Understanding penguin response to climate and ecosystem change

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Link to Resource: http://www.penguinscience.com/index.php
Resource Type:Classroom Activities; Curricula and Instruction
Grade Level:
K 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8
Language:English
Organization:Penguinscience
Summary:Like animals everywhere, Antarctic penguins are adjusting, or not, to changes in their habitat brought by warming temperatures. With extensive field research on their existing colonies, and a 45,000 year-old record contained in deposits of their bones and egg shells, we know more about how Antarctic penguins will adjust to rapid climate change than almost any other creature on Earth.
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: 6-8; activities; antarctica; citizen science; climate; climate change; elementary school; glacier; ice; k-3; k-4; k-5; k-5 geosource; k-6; k-8; middle school
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