Unit 3 – Climate

NOTES: Global-climate

Schedule:

Day 1:  Basic Climate, Indirect/Direct Evidence, Paleoclimate (oceans, coral, rocks)
Ice Core Lab, Ice Core Lab Make Up DataIce Core Lab (only do front page)

Day 2: Paleoclimate (ice, plants), Tree Ring Lab (instructions), Tree Rings (choose 1)

Day 3:  Paleoclimate conclusions, Climate Analysis Lab  (Data sheets are the first two pages, worksheet is the last two pages)

Day 4: QUIZFinish Climate Analysis Lab, begin Climate Factors:  latitude, elevation, water, topography.

Day 5: Finish Climate Factors, Carbon Cycle

Day 6: Changes in the Sun Activity

Day 7: Milankovitch Cycles, Sun’s Influence, Seasons,  

Day 8: Greenhouse Lab

Day 9: Greenhouse Effect, Albedo

Day 10: Ocean Currents, Photosynthesis

Day 11: Climate Connections ActivityClimate Connections -Graphs, Website

Extra Credit:   Video Link, Questions
***DUE 12/2**  NO EXCEPTIONS – NO LATE WORK – NO PARTIAL CREDIT***

Day 12: Human Impact, Climate Change Effects, Carbon Footprint Quiz, Carbon Footprint Reflection, TEDTalk video

Day 13: Finish Climate Change Effects

Day 14: Carbon Wedge Activity:  Carbon Wedge Worksheet

Day 15: Debate Prep

Day 16: Debate

Day 19: Review for final

FINALS SCHEDULE
Mon – 2nd
Tues – 1st, 3rd
Wed – 4th, 6th
Thurs – 5th, 7th