Results for "climate change" (1669)

Climate Change

In this resource students are required to use moving averages to investigate evidence for trends in local temperature change. There are links to the very real political and scientific debates regarding the question of climate change.

Climate Change Overview This brief overview makes...

Climate change negotiations activity

An activity that encourages students to form opinions on the issues of climate change and put forward arguments in a simulated world climate change conference scenario. Groups are assigned to one of ten countries from around the world and represent them and pledge emission reductions. Both qualitative and...

Pod 4: Climate Change

In this Nuffield Foundation resource students begin by reviewing their understanding of the carbon cycle. They investigate the link between human activity and increasing levels of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere and speculate on whether this is causing global...

Climate change - concept cartoon

This cartoon helps pupils explore issues around climate change; what causes it and how it affects peoples' lives around the world.

Concept Cartoons are quick, simple and effective. They are designed to intrigue, provoke discussion and stimulate thinking. Concept Cartoons make concepts problematic and provide...

Microbes and Climate Change

This booklet, from the Microbiology Society, discusses the role microbes could play in tackling global climate change. The resource provides an overview of the effect of greenhouse gases on climate and the role of microbes in the carbon and nitrogen cycles. Carbon-fixation in cyanobacteria and the carbon-releasing...

Mapping for Climate Change

This field study encourages students to investigate the vegetation in a lowland heathland habitat and to use a GPS unit to map habitat fragments. Students could also make management decisions, deciding where to place habitat corridors to help prepare for the possible effects of climate change.

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Glaciers and Climate Change

This resource consists of five lessons in which students research the effect of climate change on glaciers.

The overall learning objectives for the lessons are:

* To understand the definition of a glacier
* To understand what glacier mass balance means (what inputs mass and what are the outputs...

Health and climate change - introduction

What do we know about climate change and the effects it will have?

Health and climate change poster

This poster explores the connections between carbon cycle and climate change.

Arctic sea ice and climate change

This resource from the European Space Agency climate change resource pack provides background information on the role of Arctic sea ice upon the Earth’s climate system. All activities are set in the context of the Northwest Passage. Changes in the amount of sea ice can disrupt normal ocean circulation, leading to...

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