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Potential Consequences of Climate Variability and Change: Forests, A Sticky Situation, Planet Watch 2000 DLESE Reviewed Collection
This inquiry-based, classroom activity explores the impact of climate change and variability on forests. It focuses on the impact of climate change on a sugar maple farm in New England. The scenario invites students to examine higher-level issues of climate variability and change by creating a practical, scientifically-sound model to address specific points of a localized socioeconomic situation.
Intended for grade levels:
  • Middle (6-8)
  • High (9-12)
Type of resource:
  • For the classroom:
    • Lesson plan
  • Physical object
  • Atmospheric science
  • Biology
  • Climatology
  • Ecology
  • Environmental science
  • Ocean Sciences:
    • Biological oceanography
    • Physical oceanography
Technical requirements:
Adobe Acrobat reader
Cost / Copyright:
Cost information is not known
This product is free and clear for general use.
DLESE Catalog ID: NASA-ESERevProd293
Resource contact / Creator / Publisher:
Contact: IGES