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In this video excerpt from NOVA: “Inside the Megastorm,” learn how Earth's warming climate may have contributed to Hurricane Sandy's devastating impact.
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Earth's climate is a product of and is affected by many things—and it's changing. Long-term and short-term processes, such as plate tectonics and volcanism, contribute to climate. Likewise, human influences, such as rising CO2 levels from fossil fuel burning and deforestation, play active...
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The objective of this exercise set is to integrate knowledge from several scientific disciplines and learn something interesting about the way the world works. I want to use some basic principles from physics, biology and geology to see how a large scale planetary process, the transport of heat over...
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This website offers middle and high school educators a unique approach to a study of climate change: through the arts. Here, teachers will find a series of clickable illustrations, each relating to a different aspect of climate change. For example, click on Illustration to draw, color, and label...
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Published in 2010
LPB's Climate Change Challenge helps middle school students understand the causes and effects of climate change on our environment.
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Climate Generation offers a suite of grades 3-12 curriculum resources in the form of curriculum guides, as well as online modules that can be downloaded for free. Aligned with Minnesota state science, social studies and language arts standards, the Next Generation Science Standards and the climate...
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ClimateChangeLIVE features a comprehensive collection of K-12 climate education resources produced by the US Forest Service and 26 other federal and nongeovernmental partners. The resource, which includes materials for both teachers and students, presents a mix of webcasts, webinars, lesson plans,...
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Published in 2014
"""""Disruption"""" is an inspiring hour-long documentary film about climate change -- the science, the politics, and the movement. Through a relentless investigation to find the answer, Disruption takes an unflinching look at the devastating consequences of our inaction. The exploration lays bare...
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This lesson uses web-based resources that are found within the theme with which this lesson is associated. The purpose of the lesson is to help you integrate these web-based resources into your curriculum. If you need more science content information, refer to the text associated with the overall...
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How is climate change affecting the Earth? What will the changes mean for society? If these are questions that peak your curiosity, then you might be interested in a job as a climate change analyst. Climate change analysts evaluate climate data and research to determine how shifts in the climate...
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This teacher-moderated, interactive website helps children understand climate change. Kids Against Climate Change offers easy-to-understand information and a space for kids to talk about their experiences with climate around them.
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Students use maps and graphs to understand how th efrequency of billion-dollar natural disaster events has changed over time. They analyze how climate change affected the 2017 California wildfires and the flooding from Hurricane Harvey.
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Lean how our changing climate impacts biodiversity through educator resources from the World Wildlife Federation. Designed for advanced high school and college teachers, the resources include an educator packet with background information, wildlife vulnerability assessment tools, and links to...
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Published in 2017
This 294-page book for high school Earth and environmental science educators addresses basic climate change science and offers perspective on teaching a subject that has become socially and politically polarized. In 11 chapters, readers explore topics such as Why Teach About Climate Change?; What...
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The Earth's climate is changing. Temperatures are rising, snow and rainfall patterns are shifting, and more extreme climate events , like heavy rainstorms and record high temperatures , are already happening. Many of these observed changes are linked to the rising levels of carbon dioxide and other...
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These curricular unit plans help students explore and understand climate change with particular attention to the impact of climate change on the polar regions. Topics include the role of the polar regions in the global climate system, the impact of changing temperatures on ecosystems, and the effect...
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Published in 2015
Check out this BBC article to get a visual on how global warming has increased throughout the years, and learn more about what needs to be done to slow the process.
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By the end of this activity, stdents will be able to: list human influences on climate; explain the entire carbon cycle.
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Students will explain how photosynthesis leads to carbon being taken out of the atmosphere.
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CareerOneStop occupation profile for a Climate Change Analyst. View information on this career such as: education, workforce, skills, daily activities, and more.
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