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Air

90 minutes
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9 / 10 / 11 / 12
Science

Students will explore sea level rise under different carbon emission scenarios and look at the impacts in coastal cities around the world. They will also learn about a coastal resilience strategy in Florida that uses nature-based solutions to protect cities from storm surge and sea level rise.

45 minutes
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9 / 10 / 11 / 12
Science

Students examine how their state will be impacted by climate change by examining various online resources including the States at Risk report card. They will see how their state stacks up against other states in terms of preparedness and can examine in more detail the areas where the state is ill-prepared. They will find climate resilience stories for areas with similar threats and then share the inspirational stories they have found.

135 minutes
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9 / 10 / 11 / 12
Science

Students learn why scientists are calling our present time “The Anthropocene” in a short video. They then explore real data and online interactives from NASA and NOAA to construct a picture of how humans are changing the Earth while learning about concepts like the Keeling Curve.

135 minutes
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9 / 10 / 11 / 12
Science

Students explore common questions about climate change using the EPA’s website as a starting point for researching the questions. Students create a climate change answers wall or story map with their research.

45 minutes
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9 / 10 / 11 / 12
Science

Students use local data to explore the difference between climate and weather and to derive definitions of the two.

What is climate change?
What is sustainability?
What exactly is air, and why is it so important to us?
How does our school compare to other schools around the world in terms of air quality?
What is air quality, and how does it relate to air pollution?