Lesson Plan

Climate Change in Vermont: Measuring Predicted Impacts

carbon cycle
carbon cycle

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Grade Level:
Seventh Grade-Eleventh Grade
Agriculture, Biology: Plants, Climate Change, Hydrology, Mathematics, Meteorology, Science and Technology, Statistics
maple sugaring, phenology


In the "Emerging Science" episode (VT Public Television) “Climate Change: A Northeast Primer,” students are introduced to present-day and potential future impacts of climate change on Vermont. Through these activities, students plan ways to measure climate change, explore climate change data, and use phenology to detect a species’ response to climate change.