Lesson 18: Climate Change

Posted Thursday April 30, 2020 by Reef Relief

Climate Change

Key Points:

What is it?

Climate vs Weather

Glaciers

Sea Level Rise

Big Storms

Heat waves and drought

Greenhouse gases

The Greenhouse effect

Oceans regulate temperature

Ocean Acidification

What can we do?

Carbon Footprint

Worksheets and Activities:

Worksheet 1: Ocean Acidification (supplies needed so check this out before 5/1/2020)

Ocean Acidification activity

Ocean Acidification activity- answers

Worksheet 2: Calculating Carbon Footprint

Carbon Footprint worksheet 2

Carbon Footprint worksheet 1- ANswers

At home activity: *slightly changed activity from what was previously posted, make sure to check you have the current PDF*

Glaciers

Resources:

https://climatekids.nasa.gov/climate-change-meaning/

https://www.nrdc.org/stories/what-you-need-know-about-ocean-acidification?gclid=Cj0KCQjw7qn1BRDqARIsAKMbHDZMZ0i-b6x__82ghbhgi5gaCtcKIs9w1OST7O-DszxAwf2lfc1UilgaAujfEALw_wcB

http://www.eschooltoday.com/ocean-acidification/what-is-ocean-acidification.html

https://climatekids.nasa.gov/climate-change-evidence/

https://climatekids.nasa.gov/greenhouse-cards/

https://kids.niehs.nih.gov/topics/natural-world/greenhouse-effect/index.htm

Videos:

https://climatekids.nasa.gov/weather-climate/

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SzcGTd8qWTg

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EtW2rrLHs08

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G4H1N_yXBiA

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