Darcy Dugan, NOAA Sea Grant, Alaska COSEE and other partners
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- This video is best used in conjunction with: 1) Faces of Climate – Life on the Ice http://vimeo.com/19583516 2) Faces of Climate – Disappearing Ice http://vimeo.com/19583956
- Some of the content is repeated in later videos, so educators may want to focus on the latter two videos since this one is more an introduction.
About the Science
- This video provides a human dimension to changes being observed in the region over seasonal and longer term time scales. Rates of change in the Arctic vs. other places is well described.
- Nice overview of weather vs. climate.
- Comments from expert scientist: Humanizes climate change; tells a story to a certain extent. Good overview of "life on the ice."
About the Pedagogy
- Video is intro to two subsequent Faces of Climate Change videos: Life on the Ice and Disappearing Sea Ice.
- Good graphics and narration (Native Alaskans are interviewed).
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