This activity engages learners in exploring the impact of climate change on arctic sea ice in the Bering Sea. They graph and analyze sea ice extent data, conduct a lab on thermal expansion of water, and then observe how a scientist collects long-term data on a bird population.

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Alaska SeaGrant
Alaska Seas and Rivers Curriculum
Activity takes five to six class periods. Video streaming capability is necessary.

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Capacity of available computers to stream videos may be a concern for some schools.

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