Module 2, Lesson 3: Why Should We Care About Climate Change?

This lesson explores the connection between global warming, climate change and weather, with a special examination of the influence of climate change on the changing energetics of storms. Students brainstorm possible effects of climate change and weather these potential changes could affect students’ own neighborhood

  • 3 activities
  • 1-2 class periods
  • Strategies: Brainstorm, examine weather maps, read graphs, Google Earth with add-ins
  • Standards alignment:
    • NGSS: HS-ESS3-5, HS-ESS3-6, HS-ETS1-1, HS-ETS1-4
    • Connections to geography: map reading

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