Beat the Uncertainty: Planning Climate-Resilient Cities

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Link to Resource: https://games.noaa.gov/beat-the-uncertainty/welcome.html
Resource Type:Classroom Activities; Curricula and Instruction
Grade Level:
6 7 8 9 10 11 12
Language:English
Organization:National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA); United States Department of Commerce
Summary:You and your fellow players are the leaders -- citizens, policymakers, business leaders, nonprofit leaders, and researchers -- of a coastal city. Your job is to make smart decisions that will increase the city's resilience to climate change. This Beat the Uncertainty activity includes instructions, checklist, and booklet.
Earth Science Big Ideas:Big Idea 9
NGSS Discplinary Core Ideas:ESS3.C; ESS3.D
NGSS Performance Expectations:HS-ESS3-3; HS-ESS3-4; HS-ESS3-5; HS-ESS3-6; MS-ESS3-3; MS-ESS3-4; MS-ESS3-5
NGSS Science and Engineering Practices:Analyzing and interpreting data; Asking questions (for science) and defining problems (for engineering); Constructing explanations (for science) and designing solutions (for engineering); Engaging in argument from evidence; Using mathematics and computational thinking
NGSS Crosscutting Concepts:Cause and effect: Mechanism and explanation; Stability and change; Systems and system models
Subjects: 6-8; 9-12; climate; climate change; high school; middle school
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