We found 112 resources with the concept the arctic
Inside the Svalbard Seed Vault
9 mins 9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
One of the most important deposits humankind can make isn't money. Explore the depths of the Svalbard Seed Vault using a video from the Veritasium playlist. The narrator and his guide examine the sealed cartons of seeds from nations...
Permafrost Thaw Depth and Ground Cover
6th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
The thaw depth of tundra creates a positive feedback loop with both global warming and the carbon cycle. Scholars sort photos and develop a hypothesis for ground cover and permafrost depth. Then they review the data and measurements...
Climate Change and Arctic Ecosystems Case Study
7th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Scientists predict that climate change will increase the annual temperatures in the arctic by at least three degrees, precipitation by 20 percent, and the area of land covered by snow will decrease by approximately 15 percent. Activity...
Food for Thought: Climate Change and Trophic Cascades
7th - 9th CCSS: Adaptable
Learners examines the arctic food web with a short video about polar bears and an article about bears and warming temperatures. They design an arctic food web and discuss the trophic cascade that could come from climate change.
Why the Arctic Is Climate Change's Canary in the Coal Mine
4 mins 7th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
What happens in the Arctic doesn't always stay in the Arctic. Follow along with this short video as it investigates how small changes in the temperature of Arctic regions can have dramatic effects on the global climate through a series...