This lesson aligns with the Common Core State Standards (CCSS):
"STANDARD 7 - The Earth
The competent science teacher understands the dynamic nature of the Earth and recognizes that its features and structures result from natural processes.
Knowledge Indicators - The competent science teacher:
7A. understands the structure and composition of the Earth's land, water and atmospheric systems.
7B. understands the transfer of energy within and among Earth's land, water and atmospheric systems."
Third lesson in the unit on "Climate." This student note sheet goes with the PowerPoint program "Climatic Changes" and builds upon the ideas of climate classification; organisms/adaptations and climate types.
Each PowerPoint lesson contains many graphics and two links to short videos to further student understanding.
* All PowerPoint lessons; ActivInspire programs; student note sheets/activities and assessments for this unit can be found under the "Earth/Space Complete Unit VI Climate" zip file folder.
Terms/concepts in this lesson include:
short term climate change
ice age causes
Little Ice Age
carbon dioxide emissions
sea level rise
polar ice caps
Earth/Space Student PPT Note Guide Lesson III "Climatic Changes"
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