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This activity develops student understanding of the relationship of weather and climate. Students use interview techniques to explore perceptions about local climate change among long-time residents of their community. Students then compare the results of their interviews to long term local temperature and precipitation records.
Subject: Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climatology , Climatology :Regional climates, Environmental Science:Global Change and Climate Resource Type: Activities Grade Level: Middle (6-8) Theme: Teach the Earth:Enhancing your Teaching:NGSS, Teach the Earth:Course Topics:Environmental Science, Atmospheric Science, Teach the Earth:Incorporating Societal Issues:Climate ChangeKeyword: Interview