Natural Cycles—Climate Change, Lines of Evidence: Chapter 7

The most common argument against human-caused climate change is the natural cycle of our earth. The last video in the series of seven addresses this belief. It combines collected data with advanced models to determine which factors affect climate change. 

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas

  • Discuss why the resource uses modeling in addition to the collected data
  • Research how the 2010 eruption of Eyjafjallajokull, in Iceland, impacted the global climate
Classroom Considerations

  • Relies on prior knowledge of greenhouse gases, how to interpret a graph, and weather patterns
Pros

  • Comments are turned off to prevent any inappropriate content from displaying when viewing this in a classroom
  • Addresses a scientific debate with science and facts
Cons

  • None