These guided notes help students through understanding the Greenhouse Effect and Climate. In this lesson, students learn about the Anthropocene, the Greenhouse Effect and Climate Change through a series of interactive video clips. For these subjects - I have found video clips more effective and engaging, with visuals and stories and multiple explanations. After these three concepts, students move on to investigate and reflect upon two case studies resulting from global warming and climate change: the polar bears with the ice melting in Antartica and air pollution in China.
The powerpoint and guided notes are made to build student conceptual understanding. The content standards-aligned to 7th-grade essential standards (Weather and Atmosphere Unit) This powerpoint, with its pictures and video clips, is a great way to engage students into some of the most important issues of our time: Global Warming and Climate Change.