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Climate Change in My Backyard: Grades 7-9, Unit 1

For Teachers 7th - 9th Standards
Engage young scientists in a study of climate change with a collections of lessons that combine online research with labs, videos, activities, nature walks, and a NASA data analysis tool to examine different Earth's systems and how they...
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Arctic Food Chain

For Teachers 3rd - 6th Standards
Explore the food chains that support Arctic ecosystems. A class discussion on interdependence and the different roles plants and animals play in ecosystems provides students with the knowledge to complete a worksheet asking them to...
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Arctic Smorgasbord

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Though the walrus spends roughly one third of its time on land, it eats organisms that live on the bottom of the ocean. The first in a series of five, the lesson uses a variety of plant and animal cards to have scholars build an arctic...
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Oceans: Arctic

For Teachers 4th - 8th
By 2100, it is projected that nearly all of the Arctic's sea ice will be lost. Explore this region and learn about the effects of global warming on our polar bears, ring seals, whales, and narwhals. What will happen to our arctic sea...
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Arctic Writing

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders analyze photographs in order to write descriptively.  In this descriptive writing lesson, 5th graders use the Internet to research and view photographs of the arctic.  Students use descriptive language to write sentences...
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Arctic Melt Time Lapse

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Arctic melt is revealed in this dramatic video that shows an arctic ice cap becoming open sea and islands. Its effects on polar bears are narrated. Great for an environmental studies class or simply to raise awareness of global warming.
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The Arctic vs. the Antarctic

For Students 3rd - 8th Standards
Compare and contrast the two poles as you watch this film. Using attractive animation, characteristics of the Arctic and Antarctic regions are presented with straightforward narration by a young lady. Viewers find out about the physical...
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Climate Change and Arctic Ecosystems

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
Individual choices every day affect climate change and have an impact not just on your environment, but on the world! The second activity in the series of four has scholars continue to analyze data (temperatures, precipitation, and...
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The Big Melt: Arctic Ice Caps

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Are the Arctic ice caps really melting out of existence? Junior climatologists examine the statistics of ice decline through four math-based lessons. Each activity incorporates data, climate information, and environmental impact into an...
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Why the Arctic Is Climate Change's Canary in the Coal Mine

For Students 7th - 12th Standards
What happens in the Arctic doesn't always stay in the Arctic. Follow along with this short video as it investigates how small changes in the temperature of Arctic regions can have dramatic effects on the global climate through a series...
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Being Productive in the Arctic Ocean

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students identify the three realms of the Arctic Ocean, and describe the relationships between these realms. They identify major factors that limit primary productivity in the Arctic Ocean.
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Graphing Sea Ice Extent in the Arctic and Antarctic

For Teachers 5th - 12th
Learners graph sea ice data and predict long term trends in the data. In this climate change lesson plan, students use sea ice data from the Arctic and Antarctic to construct line graphs. They use their graphs to predict the effects of...
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Climate Change and Arctic Ecosystems Case Study

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
Scientists predict that climate change will increase the annual temperatures in the arctic by at least three degrees, precipitation by 20 percent, and the area of land covered by snow will decrease by approximately 15 percent. Activity...
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Land of the Midnight Sun

For Teachers 3rd - 6th Standards
From days of 24 hour sunlight, to endless nights that last for days, the Arctic is a very unique place to live. Examine the seasonal changes that occur in the northern-most reaches of the globe and the impact they have on the plants and...
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Arctic Smorgasbord!

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Two blooms of phytoplankton, instead of just one, now occur in the Arctic due to declining sea ice, which will have widespread effects on the marine life and climate. In small groups, participants build an Arctic food web with given...
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For Students 2nd - 4th
While you'll have to create an assignment sheet for a research project focusing on the arctic, you could use this sheet when it comes time to write the final draft. The title is already printed, and there's a cute penguin in the bottom...
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Arctic Animals

For Teachers 4th - 8th Standards
Discover the coldest animals in the world with a lesson about the Arctic habitat. Kids use a glossary and information sheet about animals found in the Arctic Circle to complete several activities, including tracking the lemming...
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Ride the Arctic Climate Rollercoaster

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students view interactive CD-ROM entitled The Arctic Climate Roller Coaster, research evidence of changes in climate through the years, record ways people responded to changes, and create short presentations to share evidence with...
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Arctic Metaphors

For Students 3rd - 4th
In this metaphor worksheet, students are given a series of 5 questions to answer. This will lead them to write a metaphor on an Arctic theme.
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Biomes: Arctic Changes

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Middle schoolers study global warming and its effects on the Arctic.  In this biomes lesson plan students write in their journals about the impact of global warming. 
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Plants and Animals of the Arctic

For Teachers K - 6th Standards
The Arctic food web may be more limited than other environments, but it has all the same components. With an interactive activity, pupils assume the roles of the components of an Arctic food chain. They move around and link themselves to...
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Where In the World Is the Arctic?

For Teachers K - 8th Standards
Exactly how far away is the Arctic? Learners use maps to orient themselves to their locations on the globe. They then make calculations to describe how their location relates to the location of the Arctic regions.
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Animals of the Arctic

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Students discover the animals that make the Canadian Arctic their home. In this Arctic animals lesson, students research the animals that live in the region and create posters that feature their findings.
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Arctic Wildlife

For Teachers 4th - 7th
In this arctic wildlife worksheet, young scholars review and study a chart featuring six different animals and their habitats and answer five comprehension questions regarding the arctic animals.

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