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4. Impacts on Physical Systems

High School Version 2011

Students will analyze the sources for climate data and will analyze this data to identify the impact of climate change on physical systems.

Lesson Guide

4.1.1 Ice Core Slides
4.1.2 Ice Core Guiding Questions Handout
4.1.3 Mitigation Slides

4.2.1 Station Resource Cards
4.2.2 Station Task Cards
4.2.3 Student Prompts for Stations Activity
4.2.4 Slides for Station Discussion

Lesson Plan 4 Quiz

Whole Unit PDF

Optional video

A video story about how 8-foot long ice core samples extracted from deep in the ice layer
of Antarctica hold key evidence of rapidly changing climactic conditions.