Climate Change on the Antarctic Peninsula

In this activity about climate change on the Antarctic Peninsula, learners investigate environmental changes in the living and nonliving resources of Antarctic peninsula and the impact of these changes on AdÃlie penguin communities. The activity stresses the importance of evidence in the formulation of scientific explanations.

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Juanita Constible
Luke Sandro
Richard E. Lee Jr.
M.U. Ohio and Seen in The NSTA Science Teacher magazine
Activity takes about 2 class periods (2-3 hours).

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