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Glaciers Interactive Simulation

In this interactive simulation, students will learn about how certain  conditions such as snowfall and temperature impact glaciers.

Subjects: Science, Physics, Earth and Space Sciences

Grades: 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th

Types: Interactive Media, Lesson Plan, Activity

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Temperature and Precipitation as Limiting Factors in Ecosystems

In this activity, students will read graphs to understand the influence of temperature and precipitation on different ecosystems and learn which of these factors limits growth the most.

Subjects: Science, Biology, Earth and Space Sciences

Grades: 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th

Types: Worksheet, Lesson Plan

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Changes Ahoof: Could Climate Change Affect Arctic Caribou?

In this lesson, students explore how climate change is impacting populations of caribou in the Arctic.

Subjects: Science, Biology

Grades: 6th, 7th, 8th

Types: Lesson Plan, Activity, Game

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Amazing Albedo

In this fun experiment students use thermometers, white and black paper, and heat lamps to measure how differences in albedo affect temperatures.

Subjects: Science, Social Studies, Physics, Earth and Space Sciences, Geography

Grades: 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th

Type: Activity

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Tree Rings: Counting the Years of Global Warming

This video shows how dendrochronologists at the Big Sky Insitute collect core samples of living and dead trees and analyze the trees' rings to show how climate change impacts certain regions.

Subjects: Science, Biology, Earth and Space Sciences

Grades: 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th

Type: Video

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How Does Temperature Affect the Solubility of CO2 in Water?

This short investigation from Carbo Europe explores how temperature affects the solubility of carbon dioxide in water.

Subjects: Science, Social Studies, Chemistry, Earth and Space Sciences, Geography

Grades: 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th

Type: Lesson Plan

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Uptake of Carbon Dioxide from Water by Plants

This resource details two simple experiments/demonstrations that show the role of plants in mitigating the acidification caused when CO 2 is dissolved in water.

Subjects: Science, Chemistry, Biology, Earth and Space Sciences

Grades: 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th

Types: Experiment, Lesson Plan

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Combating Global Warming Mind Map

An attractive mind map that illustrates various human strategies for responding to climate change.

Subjects: Science, Social Studies, Earth and Space Sciences, Economics, Civics, Geography, Art, Justice, Health, Climate Action

Grades: 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th

Type: Artwork

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Melting Permafrost

This video is on changes happening to permafrost in the Arctic landscape, with Inuit people and Western scientists discussing both the causes of thawing and its impact on the ecosystem.

Subjects: Science, Social Studies, Biology, Earth and Space Sciences, Economics, Geography, Justice, Climate Action

Grades: 6th, 7th, 8th

Types: Video, Article

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Differences Between Climate and Weather

In this activity students collect weather data over several days or weeks, graph temperature data, and compare the temperature data collected with long-term climate averages from where they live.

Subjects: Science, Social Studies, Earth and Space Sciences, Geography

Grades: 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th

Types: Activity, Lesson Plan, Article

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Adélie Penguins

This short video discusses how our changing climate is affecting the population of Adélie penguins in the Antarctic.

Subjects: Science, Social Studies, Biology, Geography

Grades: 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th

Type: Video

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Earth's Seasons

A 2 minute video animation on the reason for the seasons.

Subjects: Science, Earth and Space Sciences

Grades: 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th

Type: Video

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The Thermohaline Circulation - The Great Ocean Conveyor Belt

This 1 minute NASA animation depicts thermohaline circulation in the ocean and how it relates to salinity and water density.

Subjects: Science, Earth and Space Sciences

Grades: 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th

Type: Video

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Arctic Climate Perspectives

This video, background essay, and discussion questions focus on impacts of climate change on the lives of Native Alaskans around Barrow, Alaska.

Subjects: Science, Social Studies, Earth and Space Sciences, History, Climate Action

Grades: 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th

Types: Video, Activity

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CO2 in the Ice Core Record

This is a 3-minute video segment from the 'Earth: The Operators' Manual' featuring climate expert Richard Alley.

Subjects: Science, Social Studies, Earth and Space Sciences, History

Grades: 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th

Type: Video