Weather Watchers – Citizen-Scientist: Skill Level Three
CITIZEN-SCIENTIST – Skill Level: Three
Presenting the Facts & Taking Action
Objective: Research and communicate current data and information on climate change evidence. Science Skills: Collecting and Interpreting Data Life Skills: Cooperation, Communication, Responsible Citizenship
The data on Climate Change is changing rapidly. Have youth work in teams to create presentations that are built around current information about any of these evidence-based measures of increasing carbon in our environment:
Extreme Weather Occurrences
Arctic and Antarctic Ice & Permafrost
“Safe” Carbon Levels
Sinks and Sources of CO2
Utilize the links and publications in Explore More and the Internet to gather information.
Activity 2: Taking Action
Objective: Plan and execute a civic engagement project Science Skills: Hypothesize, Test, Implement Solutions Life Skill: Communication, Teamwork
What you choose to do to change your carbon footprint or educate others is up to you. It’s up to each one of us and the choices we make. Review information in “Explore More” for action suggestions. Check out the excerpts from the “Public Adventures” curriculum in “Explore More” to help you plan the steps of effective civic engagement.