The Energy Debate - Sea Level Rise
Students comprehend the impact of global warming on our coastal cities. They appreciate how geographic information systems can be used to represent scientific data. Students research the melting of the ice caps in Antarctica and the Arctic.
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The Tide is High, but I’m Holding On… Using ICESat Data to Investigate Sea Level Rise
Based on the rate of melting observed from 2003-2007 in Greenland, it would take less than 10 minutes to fill the Dallas Cowboys' Stadium. The 17th lesson in a series of 21 has scholars use the ICESat data to understand the ice mass...
9th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
How To Avoid The Next Atlantis
Can we stop the major cities of the world from going under? Science scholars discover the methods of controlling rising sea levels and the energy our swelling waterways could produce. The video includes specific examples from the...
3 mins 6th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Examining the Human Impact on Coastal Areas and Predicted Consequences of Sea Level Rise Using a Case Study Approach
The case of the disappearing land! An engaging lesson asks learners to research a specific case study related to human impact on a specific coastal area. The particular environmental change focuses on the rising sea level and its affect...
9th - 12th Science
Changing Planet: Rising Ocean Temperatures - Rising Sea Levels
As an anticipatory set, young environmental technicians watch a video about how ocean temperatures seem to be changing along with the global climate. They perform a laboratory demonstration with the purpose of observing what happens to...
5th - 9th Science