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In this end-of-unit textbook chapter, students synthesize their understanding of contemporary climate change, consider their personal becomes CO² footprint, research one of the economic impacts of climate change, and compose a statement expressing their personal opinions about climate change policy. A section on conversion of Fahrenheit and Celsius temperature scales is included. The resource includes a classroom investigation, discussion questions, links to current news articles, and a suite of pre and post unit assessments. A teacher's guide supports classroom use. This is the concluding chapter in the unit, Climate Change, which addresses the question of how human activities are changing Earth's climate. The resource is part of Global Systems Science (GSS), an interdisciplinary course for high school students that emphasizes how scientists from a wide variety of fields work together to understand significant problems of global impact.

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    Education Levels:

    • Grade 1
    • Grade 2
    • Grade 3
    • Grade 4
    • Grade 5
    • Grade 6
    • Grade 7
    • Grade 8
    • Grade 9
    • Grade 10
    • Grade 11
    • Grade 12

    Keywords:

    Earth Science,Informal Education,NSDL,Earth and space science:Earth processes:Climate,NSDL_SetSpec_ncs-NSDL-COLLECTION-000-003-112-115,oai:nsdl.org:2200/20140407123358632T,Atmospheric science,High School,Vocational/Professional Development Education,History/Policy/Law,The nature of science:Science and society,Geoscience,History of science

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    English

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