Learn about the impacts of forest fires, warming oceans and extreme weather events.
Working in groups, read and discuss case studies about impacts of climate change and create a poster to share in a gallery walk. Discuss the posters and how climate change affects our environment and communities.
Climate change is having an impact on ecosystems, economies and communities. The impacts of climate change include:
This activity focuses on the impacts to oceans, the Arctic and extreme weather events. The ripple effect of warming temperatures and changing weather patterns impacts health and social well-being, economies, infrastructure and the environment.
Find out what your students already know about climate change, watch a video and create “I wonder…” statements.
Get hands-on to explore how melting glaciers and sea ice affect rising sea levels.
What can bubbles in ice cores tell us about climate and how it’s changing?
See how things heat up with the greenhouse effect in a hands-on experiment.
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