Reflection: Developing a Conceptual Understanding Earth's Changing Climates - Section 3: Explore


This series of simulations on climate change engages students in using a computer based model to look at cause and effect relationships of elements related to climate change. As all models have their imperfections, I found it important to reflect with my students the limits to the model. This is good practice whenever you model science phenomena and something we want our students to keep in mind. 

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  Developing a Conceptual Understanding: Using simulations in the classroom
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Earth's Changing Climates

Unit 3: Understanding Our Changing Climate: Systems Thinking & Global Warming
Lesson 4 of 10

Objective: SWBAT explore and critically analyze real-world data; make claims about data and determine their own level of certainty with regards to their claims

Big Idea: Students are introduced to the unanswered questions about the future of Earth's climate.

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