Table of contents for Climate change from Pole to Pole : biology investigations / by Juanita M. Constible, Luke H. Sandro, and Richard E. Lee, Jr.

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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.