Climate, Corals, and Change
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Learners examine oxygen isotope ratios and how they are related to water temperature. They also identify three forcing factor changes for climate change.
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Climate, Corals and Change
Global warming isn't just an issue on land; deep ocean waters are also showing troubling signs. Young scientists learn more about deep water corals and the many recent discoveries researchers have made. Then they examine data related to...
7th - 8th Science CCSS: Adaptable
New Review Looking Backwards, Looking Forward
How do scientists know what Earth's climate was like millions of years ago? Young environmental scholars discover how researchers used proxy data to determine the conditions present before written record. Grouped pupils gain experience...
6th - 8th Science CCSS: Designed
Understanding the C’s: Wind Circulation, Coriolis Effect, Surface Currents, Ocean Currents and Climate
There's more to climate than just the weather — explore the different components that affect weather with an enlightening resource. A hands-on unit takes an inquiry-based approach to studying wind and ocean currents. Learners discover...
7th Science CCSS: Designed
Where Have All the Glaciers Gone?
What happens when ice melts? Well ... water happens. When that melting ice is a glacier, the amount of water that results produces change throughout the world. Middle school science sleuths uncover the truth about global warming, the...
7th - 8th Science CCSS: Designed
New Review A Tale of Two Teeth: A Hands-On Discussion About Climate Change
Sink your teeth into an engaging activity on climate change! Science sleuths examine the prehistoric central Florida ecosystem through fossil analysis and a Socratic discussion. The easy-to-follow teacher's plan provides detailed...
5th - 8th Science
New Review What Happens When You Zap Coral With The World's Most Powerful X-ray Laser?
By examining coral skeletons with powerful X-ray technology, scientists are able to track climate change before written records were produced. Learn how in a fascinating video short video.
3 mins 6th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable