This video documents the challenges that climate change presents for four specific Arctic predators: polar bears, Arctic foxes, beluga whales and walruses.
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Inclusion of a food web diagram would enhance understanding.
Teachers of younger students may wish to introduce the more advanced vocabulary.
As apex predators, polar bears, walruses, Arctic foxes, and beluga whales are all affected by changes in the Arctic food web as a result of climate change.
Missing a food web diagram that could explain the effect of changes in predator populations.
Passed initial science review - expert science review pending.
Supplemental materials, including lesson plans, educator guide, background articles, a student workbook, and a curriculum guide are available at the KQED site: [link http://www.kqed.org/education/educators/clue-into-climate/ecosystems.jsp].
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