Climate Science in a Nutshell: Evidence of a Warming Planet

This video is part of the Climate Science in a Nutshell series. This short, animated video looks at evidence of a rapidly warming planet. It discusses how air bubbles in ice cores can be used to estimate Earth's average air temperature for thousands of years and how direct measurements document air temperatures from 1880.

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Planet Nutshell
Utah Education Network

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Teaching Tips

Teaching Tips

This video provides a short overview of the evidence for global climate change. It needs to be supplemented by more thorough materials and activities.

Use as a prompt - ask students what they think is happening in Arctic if temperature is changing by only a degree.

Best used in conjunction with the other 10 short videos in the series.