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How to Use this BookAcknowledgements8Part IøThe Science of Climate ChangeIntroductionChapter 1øClimate and Life Climate Basics The Biological Role of Climate References Chapter 2øEarthøs Changing Climate How is Climate Change Detected? What is the Evidence for Climate Change? Why is Climate Change Occurring? Forcings Feedbacks Why Is Climate Change Important? References Chapter 3øBiological Effects of Climate Change How are Biological Effects Detected? How have Biological Systems Changed? Climate Change in the Classroom References Chapter 4øQuick Guide to Climate How Earthøs Climate Works How Earthøs Climate is Changing How Climate Change is Affecting Living Things Frequently Asked Questions Part IIøCase StudiesConnections to StandardsChapter 5øNow You øSeaø Ice, Now You Donøt Penguin communities shift on the Antarctic Peninsula At a Glance Teacher Pages Introduction Warming Climate, Waning Sea Ice Activity Overview Teaching Notes Prior Knowledge Materials Procedure: Graphing and Interpretation Procedure: Flowchart and Class Discussion Assessment Modifications Conclusion References Other Recommended Resources Student Pages Student Page 5.1: Specialist Fact Sheet Student Page 5.2: Ornithologists (AdÈlie Penguin Data Set) Student Page 5.3: Oceanographers (Sea Ice Data Set) Student Page 5.4: Meteorologists (Winter Snow Data Set) Student Page 5.5: Marine Ecologists (Chinstrap Penguin Data Set) Student Page 5.6: Fisheries Biologists (Krill Data Set) Student Page 5.7: Specialist Group Report Sheet Chapter 6øPopulation Peril Polar bears decline in the Canadian Arctic At a Glance Teacher Pages Introduction Ice is Life Going, Going, Gone? Activity Overview Teaching Notes Prior Knowledge Materials Procedure: Class Discussions Procedure: Individual Assignments Assessment Modifications Conclusion References Other Recommended Resources Student Pages Student Page 6.1: Scenario and Polar Bear 101 Student Page 6.2: Arriving in Churchill Student Page 6.3: Effect of Fire on Polar Bear Dens Student Page 6.4: Capturing and Collaring Polar Bears Student Page 6.5: Extinction? Chapter 8øRight Place, Wrong Time Phenological mismatch in the Mediterranean At a Glance Teacher Pages Introduction Timing is Everything Activity Overview Teaching Notes Materials Procedure: Preparing for the Activity Procedure: Introducing Correlation Procedure: Rotation and Synthesis Procedure: Presentations and Class Discussion Assessment Modifications Conclusion References Student Pages Student Page 8.1: Reporting Form Student Page 8.2: Consensus Form Student Page 8.3: Datasets Chapter 9øAh-CHOO! Pollen allergies increase in the Northern Hemisphere At a Glance Teacher Pages Introduction Gesundheit! Faster, Longer, and More Severe Teaching Notes Prior Knowledge Materials Procedure: Meeting Schedule Assessment Conclusion References Student Pages Student Page 9.1: Scenario Student Page 9.2: Procedure Meeting 1: Evaluate Data Meeting 2: Generate Strategies Meeting 3: Produce Draft of Product Meeting 4: Peer Review Meeting 5: Revision of Product Meeting 6: Presentation of Final Product Student Page 9.3: Planning Worksheet Student Page 9.4: Peer Review Form Student Page 9.5: Data Folder and Internet Resources Chapter 10øCruel, Cruel Summer Heat waves increase from pole to pole At a Glance Teacher Pages Introduction Too Hot to Handle Whoøs at Risk? Hot vs. Cold Making Science and Math Relevant Teaching Notes Prior Knowledge Materials Procedure: Preparing the Datasets Procedure: Preparing the Student Pages Procedure: Starting the Activity Assessment Modifications Conclusion References Other Recommended Resources Student Pages Student Page 10.1: Scenario Letter Student Page 10.2: Epidemiology 101 What is an Epidemiologist? Research Techniques Student Page 10.3: Research Questions and Expectations Appendix 1: Examples of Data Analysis for Cruel, Cruel Summer Question 1: How are Mortality Rates in Our Area Related to Temperature? Question 2: Is Heat-Related Mortality Risk Higher in Early Summer or Late Summer? Question 3: Does the Homicide Rate in Our Area Increase During Hot Years? Question 4: Is There an Increase in Mortality Risk Due to Infectious Disease During Heat Waves in Our Area? Glossary Index
Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:
Climatic changes -- Study and teaching (Secondary).
Human ecology -- Study and teaching (Secondary).
Climatic changes -- Study and teaching (Secondary) -- Activity programs.