Hitting Home: Climate Change in Colorado

In this lesson, students examine and interpret varied observational datasets and are asked to determine whether the data supports or does not support the statement: climate change is occurring in Colorado.

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Laura Bicknell
Kellie Courtney
Jessica Campbell
John Gerber
University of Colorado at Boulder
Activity takes about three 50-minute class periods.

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Handouts and a lesson plan are provided in a zipfile.

links to videos referenced in activity: Colorado and a Warming Planet [link http://learnmoreaboutclimate.colorado.edu/topics/climate-and-weather] and Hotter, Drier Colorado [link http://learnmoreaboutclimate.colorado.edu/topics/water]

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