This interactive and editable PPT explains the basics of Urban Heat Islands: Causes, Effects, Solutions, etc. It asks students to use critical thinking skills to predict why urban heat islands happen, and propose potential solutions.
I have uploaded this in a .docx format so you can edit and differentiate to fit your classroom and students' needs. Enjoy!
HS-LS2-7. Design, evaluate, and refine a solution for reducing the impacts of human activities on the environment and biodiversity.