Lesson Plan

Discover Your Changing Climate

Wildfires may become more prevelent in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks as the global climate continues to change.
Wildfires may become more prevelent in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks as the global climate continues to change.
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Overview

Round and round the Earth goes, where change may happen nobody knows! This program will help students understand the changes occurring in the Earth's climate, its impacts on local ecosystems in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks, and how the park's plants and animals are being monitored.


Background

1 hour per class. 5th and 6th grades.
To sign up for Discover Your Changing Climate, the prerequisites are the Life in the Zone and Watersheds programs. You can fill out a request form for all three programs, please fill out the request form and email to ritc_seki@nps.gov, or fax to 559-565-3730.



Additional Resources

These pre- and post-program lesson plans will enhance and expand the learning experience of the Rangers in the Classroom Programs for your students. Download any of these standards-based lesson plans for your class, and please email ritc_seki@nps.gov with any feedback on improving these lessons.

Changing Climate 5th and 6th Grade Pre-Visit Activity

Changing Climate 5th and 6th Grade Post-Visit Activity