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Title: Global Warming Materials for Educators
Url: http://www.ucsusa.org/global_warming/science_and_impacts/impacts/glob...
Description: Materials available at this site include a set of educational toolkits about ecosystems, a global warming map, a renewable energy teaching guide, and two reports. Each of the toolkits focuses on a specific ecosystem service, such as water purification or forest carbon storage. The map (and accompanying curriculum guide) shows where the fingerprints and harbingers of global warming have occurred in recent years. The teaching guide includes hands-on activities, games, action projects, and a resource guide. The reports focus on climate change impacts in California and in the Gulf Coast region. Corresponding teaching guides consist of multiple activities that are closely tied to and build upon the reports.
LC Classification: Geography. Anthropology. Recreation -- Environmental sciences -- Environmental conditions. Environmental quality. Environmental indicators. Environmental degradation -- Global environmental change
Science -- Natural history. Biology -- Biology (General) -- Ecology -- Study and teaching. Research
Science -- Natural history. Biology -- Natural history (General) -- Nature conservation. Landscape protection. Biological diversity conservation. Endangered species and ecosystems (General). Habitat conservation. Ecosystem management. Conservation biology
Technology -- Mechanical engineering and machinery -- Renewable energy sources
GEM Subject: Science -- Ecology
Science -- Meteorology
Science -- Earth science
Science -- Instructional issues
Key Concept: Ecology -- Ecosystems
Meteorology -- Climate change
Ecology -- Climate change
Key Concepts Complete: Yes
Resource Type: Instructional Materials
InteractiveResource (DCMI Type Vocabulary)
Lesson Plans
Reading Materials
Reference
Science Materials
Teaching Guides
Text (DCMI Type Vocabulary)
Format: html
Audience: College/University Instructors
General Public
Higher Education
Middle School Teachers
Primary Education
Secondary Education
Students
Teachers
University First Cycle
University Second Cycle
Language: English
Rights: Union of Concerned Scientists
Access Rights: Free access
Date Of Record Release: 2011-04-21 03:00:03 (W3C-DTF)
Date Last Modified: 2011-04-26 23:26:40 (W3C-DTF)
Source: DLESE  DLESE
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Resource URL Clicks: 5
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