What is the Future of Earth's Climate?

This is a series of 6 guided-inquiry activities that examine data and models that climate scientists use to attempt to answer the question of Earth's future climate.

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Teaching Tips

Teaching Tips

Educator should run the interactive model in the second activity with the entire class before letting them use it by themselves. Use this time to discuss what the yellow and red arrows represent and their behavior. Educator will also need to have a discussion about aerosols from erupted volcanoes.

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Activity 6 requires some math skills. Students who struggle with math may need to be partnered with another student who is possess math skill.