climate change...activities

© 2002 American Geological Institute. http://www.agiweb.org

Contents: All Activities and Investigations

Climate Change Activities
Activity 1 
Activity 2 
Activity 3 
Activity 4 
Activity 5 
Activity 6 

Writing a series of newspaper articles about global warming sets the stage for the Chapter Challenge. Students learn how and why global climate has changed over time and what effects climate change has on the community. 

Students will:

Activity 1  --  Present-Day Climate in Your Community Back to top
Activity 2  --  Paleoclimates
 
5. Glacial Landforms and Sediments
6. Tree Rings
Back to top
Activity 3  --  How Do Earth's Orbital Variations Affect Climate?
 
To learn more about this topic, visit the following web sites:
Back to top
Activity 4  --  How Do Plate Tectonics and Ocean Currents Affect Global Climate? Back to top
Activity 5  --  How Do Carbon Dioxide Concentrations in the Atmosphere Affect Global Climate? Back to top
Activity 6  --  How Might Global Warming Affect Your Community?
  1.  Problems with Making Predictions
2.  Drawbacks to the Computer Models 3.  What Do the Computer Models Say?
To learn more about climate change and crops, visit the following web sites: Back to top
Resources:

Web Sites:

Maps: Videos: Books: Magazines:

free hit counter