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In this activity students use NASA satellite data to study changes in temperature and snow-ice coverage in the South Beaufort Sea, Alaska. They will then correlate the data with USGS ground tracking of polar bears and relate their findings to global change, sea ice changes, and polar bear migration and survival.

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    Education Levels:

    • Grade 6
    • Grade 8
    • Grade 9

    Keywords:

    Biology,Middle School,NSDL,NSDL_SetSpec_ncs-NSDL-COLLECTION-000-003-112-026,oai:nsdl.org:2200/20110214184437383T,Ecology, Forestry and Agriculture,Impacts of climate change,High School,Vocational/Professional Development Education,Climate Change,Life Science,Ecosystems,History/Policy/Law,Global Change and Climate,Geoscience

    Language:

    English

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