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Potential Consequences of Climate Variability and Change Overview Activities for 1-4 Educators: Too Many Blankets DLESE Reviewed Collection
This series of activities demonstrates effects of rising levels of greenhouse gases. Specifically, it shows how: an increase of heat-trapping gases atmosphere raises temperatures; higher temperatures affect the water cycle; and rising sea levels could affect coastal areas as a result of glacial and polar ice. Designed to teach through scientific inquiry, the activities seek to stimulate thought about the long-term impact of a warmer planet. This resource responds to national education standards in the English language arts, geography, social studies, mathematics, and science.
Intended for grade levels:
  • Primary (K-2)
  • Intermediate (3-5)
Type of resource:
  • For the classroom:
    • Lesson plan
  • Physical object
  • Atmospheric science
  • Climatology
  • Environmental science
  • Hydrology
  • Ocean Sciences:
    • Chemical 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-ESERevProd294
Resource contact / Creator / Publisher:
Contact: IGES