Climate Change: Teacher Resources
Want to know what the Mississippi National River and Recreation Area is doing to help teachers teach climate change concepts to their students? Check out this short video (5 min) about the Parks Climate Challenge:
These documents are available for download and use in the classroom. To view these documents, left click on the document names. These files can be downloaded by right clicking the document name and selecting "Save Link As" or "Save Target As" (depending on your browser), or by selecting the floppy disk icon in the bottom bar of the open file.
National Parks and Climate Change Questions (PDF, 7KB)
Parks Climate Challenge Lesson Part 1 (PDF, 1.26 MB)
Parks Climate Challenge Lesson Part 2 (PDF, 9.68 MB)
Did You Know?
At Lake Itasca, the elevation of the Mississippi River is 1,475 feet above sea level. It drops to sea level at the Gulf of Mexico. More than half of that drop occurs within the state of Minnesota.