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Students explore an excellent resource from the American Museum of Natural History to discover the change in human populations across time.
Students explore evidence for modern climate change, examining the quality of data and making linkages.
Students examine the data from an experiment to explore the impact of carbon dioxide on temperature and how this data might be viewed in light of climate change investigations.
Student conduct an investigation to explore the link between water temperature and solubility of carbon dioxide.
Explore how water plants impact acidity of ocean water over time in this experiment.
Students explore the possible causes and repercussions of sea level rises globally.
Students interpret data around historical climate change and extinctions.
Students explore how biodiverse ecosystems respond to change, with further examination (through weblinks) on the current situation for mangrove forests.
A hands-on activity designed to simulate the devastation caused by frequent fires.
Students interpret information given to them and research to find out the leading theories as to why most of Australia's megafauna became extinct.
Students explore rapid climate change indicators, greenhouse gases, global warming potential of various gases, how to calucate CO2e, carbon offsets and how to calculate (and reduce) their own CO2e in this resource.
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