Now You "Sea" Ice, Now You Don't: Penguin communities shift on the Antarctic Peninsula

In this activity, students investigate the shifting of three penguin communities in response to climate change.

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Beth Simmons
Palmer LTER

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Teaching Tips

Teaching Tips

Educator might want to present a map of Antarctica and locate the regions discussed in the activity.

In an upper-level ecology course, this could be a case study for an ecology or global change unit.

The lesson would also be a good culminating activity allowing students to demonstrate their grasp of how various environmental factors influence each other and impact resident fauna.