National Research Council, The National Academies
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Teaching Tips | Science | Pedagogy |
- A good video to show at the beginning of a unit on climate change.
- May need to break video into sections because the information presented is very dense.
- Students will need scaffolding.
- High level - recommended for advanced classes.
About the Science
- Comments from expert scientist: The video provides clear evidence of rising surface temperatures over the past century. It refers to the multitude of observational records - including in-situ and satellite measurements of temperature, snow and ice cover - to make the case that the Earth is warming.
About the Pedagogy
- No supporting teaching resources with this video. Can download transcript as pamphlet.
Technical Details/Ease of Use
- Can change captions to other languages.
- High quality video and resolution.
- Whole series is here: http://www.youtube.com/playlist?annotation_id=annotation_392971&feature=iv&list=PL38EB9C0BC54A9EE2&src_vid=-IuVzcp39rs
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