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A Subsistence Culture Impacted by Climate Change

Arctic Athabaskan Council, Teachers' Domain

A short video on how changing climate is impacting the ecosystem and thereby impacting traditional lifestyles of the Athabaskan people of Alaska.

Video length 2:59 min.

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Teaching Tips

  • Background essay on the Athabascan people and discussion questions are provided on the Teachers' Domain site.

About the Science

  • Observations from scientific studies and native people of the Arctic on how changing climate is affecting their lives and the ecosystem they depend on for sustenance.
  • Passed initial science review - expert science review pending.

About the Pedagogy

  • Short introduction of how changing climate is impacting the subsistence culture of the Athabaskan people living in the Arctic.
  • Concrete example of the effects of climate change rather than in the abstract.

Technical Details/Ease of Use

  • Easy to download or watch online.

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