Why is Arctic sea ice melting and how does this impact our climate? What is a Blue Ocean event, the albedo effect, Arctic amplification, tipping point, and permafrost? What is the role of the ocean in heat absorption and how does feedback affect climate change in the Arctic? What global solutions exist? This video+online course from the Center for Behavior and Climate teaches the main concepts in the Just Have a Think Video #120: Arctic Disintegration. Register online to access the video and online course. One class period long, the online course teaches the main concepts and goes beyond to help students learn additional climate change solutions. Students can work on the questions in small groups or individually.
Subject Science — Crosscutting Concepts, Earth and Space Science
Grade Level Grades 8-12
Resource Type Interactive