Food for Thought: Climate Change and Trophic Cascades

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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. 

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CCSS: Adaptable
NGSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas

  • Lesson could easily be completed in one class period
Classroom Considerations

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  • Lesson could be completed by sixth graders as well
Pros

  • Lesson addresses all learning styles and changing frequently
  • Provides worksheets and extension ideas
Cons

  • None
Common Core

NGSS