Mission five: how is the Arctic changing?
In this lesson students learn about the impacts of ice in the Arctic melting by watching a series of demonstrations. The context of the lesson is the work of Dr Helen Findlay who was investigating the effect of environmental change on the Arctic ecosystem.
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- How is the Arctic changing? (teachers' notes)
- Activity overview: the albedo effect (teachers' notes)
- Activity overview: sea level rise (teachers' notes)
- Activity overview: ocean circulation demonstration (teachers' notes)
- How is the Arctic changing? Slides (presentation)
- Sentences card sort (worksheet)
- Arctic issues storyboard (worksheet)
- Catlin Arctic Survey (information sheet)
- All about ice (information sheet)
- Melting Arctic (information sheet)
- Ocean circulation (information sheet)
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|Subject(s)||Cross curricular, Science, Biology|
|Published||2010 to date|
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