Visualizing Changes in the Earth System

Grade Level: 9 – 12
Students Will:

  • List and explain many potential impacts of global warming and discuss various interpretations of that information.

Activity Material:
http://coseegreatlakes.net/downloads/gleams_2.pdf
[Source: GOSEE Great Lakes]

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This website is designed as a resource for high school and middle school teachers on the topic of climate change. The emphasis of this site is on providing hands-on activities that help students investigate the chemical, physical and biological processes that are part of our climate system in addition to communicating information about climate change. Although the basis for study of climate change is science, we have included activities that involve language arts, social studies and art to illustrate the interconnectedness of earth’s systems with human activities and the value and importance of expressing concepts and ideas through art.

We want to help teachers and their students understand how that information is gathered, how scientists work and actually involve students and their teachers in scientific inquiry related to climate change processes and impacts.

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