Category Archives: Climate change

Climate Change Book- Final Project

Here’s a link to the Climate Hot Map where you will begin your research. Climate Change 101-Draft Other resources: EPA Climate Change  EPA Kids Climate Change National Resources Defense Council: Climate Change– Check out the Extreme Weather Map Select Maps … Continue reading

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Homework for the Week of Feb. 25

1)  Complete Climate change book research 2)  Write a draft of the Introduction of your book (Here’s the full assignment: Climate Change Book- Final Project) Due date: Block I: Wednesday, Feb. 27 Block II: Friday, March 1 Block III: Thursday, Feb. 28 … Continue reading

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Melting glaciers and sea ice

This week, we’ll do an experiment about glaciers (really small glaciers….) to learn about the impact of global temperature rise not just on sea level, but the salinity of the water which may affect the food web, and the global … Continue reading

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Homework for the Week of Feb. 20

It’s a short week, but some important assignments coming up! 1)  Science Fair Rough drafts!  See previous post for the requirements. 2)  Read “Sharing the Burden” 3)  Complete HW#23: The World Needs Change Due date: Block I: next Monday, Feb. 25 … Continue reading

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Airline travel- Big carbon dioxide producer!

  This graphic comes from a NYTimes article about how airline companies and governments are trying (or not trying) to reduce or limit their carbon emissions.

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Homework for the Week of Jan. 28

1)  Read “Facing the Music” 2)  Complete HW#22: Fuel Up Due date: Block I: next Monday, Feb. 4 Block II: Friday, Feb. 1 Block III: next Monday, Feb. 4  

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Check how much carbon dioxide is in the atmosphere….NOW!

At co2now.org, you can track current climate data.  The website republishes and organizes global climate data so that it’s easy to access and easy to understand.  Some cool features: *Current data for atmospheric carbon dioxide (taken from Mauna Loa Observatory, … Continue reading

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