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From extreme weather to threatened ways of life, the effects of climate change are real, and they are happening right now around the globe. This Nutshell video takes a look at just a few of the problems people are facing right now. The video checks off the consequences of the extreme weather we are witnessing with reference to increased incidents of flooding, drought, forest fires, invasive species and changes in food production.
The video provides an opportunity to strengthen those skills associated with listening, viewing and identifying cause and effect.
The video provides a quick overview of the consequences of climate change with visuals that are effective. Once identified, teachers and students can begin to explore these consequences in greater depth.
The video is part of a compilation of other videos, all of which explore some aspect of climate science.
The video is a useful and effective introduction to the consequences of climate change and sets the stage for a greater investigation of those consequences. It has been designated as appropriate for students in grades 6-10.
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