Grades 6-8. In this unit students answer the question, "How do changes in Earth's system impact our communities and what can we do about it?" Using investigations, models, readings, and more, they explore how a changing climate affects different communities. Carolina Certified Version. For additional program information and pricing, complete this form or contact your sales representative.
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Grades 68. During this unit students work to answer the question, "How do changes in Earth's system impact our communities and what can we do about it?" Headlines of drought and flood events across the United States kick off this unit. Students then use models, data and evidence gathering, hands-on investigations, readings, and computer interactives to explore in depth how a changing climate affects different communities. The unit concludes with students evaluating different kinds of solutions to the identified problem.
Unit materials are available as a 1-class unit kit (item #524701), 1-class refurbishment set (item #524704), 5-class unit kit (item #524701U5), and 5-class refurbishment set (item #524704U5). Carolina Certified Version*.
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