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Title: Climate Change
Url: http://wimedialab.pbslearningmedia.org/resource/ess05.sci.ess.watcyc....
Publisher: WGBH Educational Foundation
Description: Weather is notoriously unpredictable; however, climate descriptions, which identify average and normal temperatures and precipitation levels, tend to be perceived as stable, at least over time scales that humans can easily relate to. New evidence suggests that hasn't always been the case. This video segment describes climate data, obtained from ice cores drilled into the Greenland Ice Sheet, that suggest the Earth has undergone dramatic climate shifts in relatively short spans of time. The segment is five minutes forty-eight seconds in length. A background essay and discussion questions are included.
LC Classification: Geography. Anthropology. Recreation -- Environmental sciences -- Environmental conditions. Environmental quality. Environmental indicators. Environmental degradation -- Global environmental change
Science -- Physics -- Meteorology. Climatology -- Climatology and weather -- Special topics, A-Z -- Climatic changes
Science -- Physics -- Meteorology. Climatology -- Study and teaching. Research
GEM Subject: Science -- Ecology
Science -- Meteorology
Science -- Earth science
Science -- Instructional issues
Key Concept: Ecology -- Climate
Meteorology -- Climate change
Meteorology -- Temperature
Resource Type: Image (DCMI Type Vocabulary)
MovingImage (DCMI Type Vocabulary)
Reference
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Text (DCMI Type Vocabulary)
Format: html
Audience: Middle School Teachers
Primary Education
Secondary Education
Students
Teachers
Language: English
Rights: WGBH Educational Foundation
Access Rights: Free access
Subject: Atmospheric science
Climatology
earth science
Education (General)
Meteorology
Physical sciences
science
Date Of Record Release: 2011-03-14 03:00:04 (W3C-DTF)
Date Last Modified: 2013-11-12 14:16:36 (W3C-DTF)
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