Climate Change on the Antarctic Peninsula

Juanita Constible, Luke Sandro, Richard E. Lee Jr., M.U. Ohio and Seen in The NSTA Science Teacher magazine

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In this activity about climate change on the Antarctic Peninsula, learners investigate environmental changes in the living and nonliving resources of Antarctic peninsula and the impact of these changes on Adélie penguin communities. The activity stresses the importance of evidence in the formulation of scientific explanations.

Subject: Environmental Science:Global Change and Climate:Climate Change:Impacts of climate change, Climate feedbacks, Environmental Science:Global Change and Climate:Climate Change, Environmental Science:Global Change and Climate, Ecosystems, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climate Change, Biology, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climatology , Climate Change:Climate feedbacks, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climatology :Climate sensitivity and feedbacks, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climate Change:Impacts of climate change
Resource Type: Activities
Grade Level: High School (9-12)
Theme: Teach the Earth:Course Topics:Environmental Science, Teach the Earth:Incorporating Societal Issues:Climate Change, Teach the Earth:Course Topics:Atmospheric Science