Arctic Climate Curriculum, Activity 2: Do you really want to visit the Arctic?

In this jigsaw activity, students explore meteorological data collected from Eureka, Canada to try to decide when would be the best time for an Arctic visit.

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Karin Kirk
Anne Gold
CIRES Education and Outreach; University of Colorado Boulder

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Teaching Tips

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Consider doing [link http://cires.colorado.edu/education-outreach/resources/curriculum/arctic... 'Activity 1'] of the series prior to this one to introduce students to the Arctic.

Educator may have to help explain some misunderstandings about the nature of the Arctic that may come from students unfamiliar with the differences in seasons there compared to the mid-latitudes.