Climate Change Online Lab

What are the key indicators that show scientists that our planet is in the fastest warming trend ever? Learners go on a WebQuest to examine the evidence for themselves. Following several links to NASA sites, kids see how the global temperatures affect the biotic and abiotic parts of the world. Once their research is complete, they use a rubric to guide them through making a poster to convey their findings.

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Pros
  • Looks at several lines of evidence for climate change and has learners come to their own conclusions
  • Shows the importance of communicating information within the scientific community
Cons
  • Links on Student Capture Sheet to Causes and Key Factors are incorrect; the correct links are listed under the materials section 
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