Target Student Performance
Students in home groups express initial ideas about patterns and changes over time for four variables in Earth systems: global temperatures, global sea levels, Arctic sea ice, and atmospheric CO2 concentrations.
- 2.1 Considerations for Large Scale Data PPT
- Arctic Sea Ice Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=c6jX9URzZWg
- 2.1 Finding Patterns Tool for Earth Systems
- 2.1 Assessing the Finding Patterns Tool for Earth Systems
- Jigsaw Cards
Print one copy of 2.1 Finding Patterns Tool for Earth Systems for every 4 students. Print one copy of Jigsaw Cards and cut out the cards. Use the instructions on the first page of the cards to determine which cards to use with your class size. Prepare a computer with an Internet connection and a projector to display the presentation and watch the Arctic Sea Ice video.