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The Arctic: Our First Sign of Climate Change

World Wildlife Fund (WWF), NOAA Oceantoday

This video provides an overview of changes happening in the Arctic.

Video length 3 min.

Learn more about Teaching Climate Literacy and Energy Awareness»

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Teaching Tips | Science | Pedagogy | Technical Details

Teaching Tips

  • Has a downloadable version.
  • This video can act as a motivational excerpt to prompt students to ask questions.

About the Science

  • The video collection from this source is reliable and reputable.
  • Comments from expert scientist: This video provides scientifically accurate information regarding Arctic climate change and how it interacts with global climate change. It provides interesting and useful visual aids regarding the sea ice albedo feedback while relating to people that may be less interested in science with animals. It also has the seal of NOAA, a government agency.

About the Pedagogy

  • The videos on this site are limited in length and therefore may be best used as introductory material to a unit on climate change.

Technical Details/Ease of Use

  • Technical quality good with hearing-impaired text running across the bottom.

Related URLs These related sites were noted by our reviewers but have not been reviewed by CLEAN

NOAA's Ocean Today website: http://oceantoday.noaa.gov
Entered the Collection: January 2012 Last Reviewed: December 2016

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