Wolf Ridge

Changing Climate


Environmental Issues
| 4th Grade - Adult
| Half Day 3 hrs
| Easy

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Through photography and with a focus on phenology, students learn about the earth’s changing atmosphere and its effects. A large portion of this class is centered toward outdoor exploration.

Outcomes

Upon completion of the Changing Climate class, students will be able to:

  • Understand that all aspects of activity on earth deal with energy as a currency.
  • Identify and investigate environmental issues and potential solutions.
  • Define climate, want, need, resource, energy and power.
  • Examine phenology events and compare this to the current climate in order to understand how large-scale climate change can affect biology.
  • Construct a digital snapshot of phenology.
  • Understand cause and affect relationships through scientific data.