Whiskeytown National Recreation Area has been tracking daily weather for 60 years. This data gives us a glimpse into the changes in climate right here in our back yard. Together we will look into the role that carbon plays in our changing climate. This program is will give you an introduction into climate change and the major causes and what actions people can take to alter these changes.
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Education: Grade(s) 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, Teacher(s)/Educator(s), Parent, Adult Learners, Homeschool/Family , Learning PodPublic Library: Library Patrons, Library Staff
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Leadership, Problem Solving, Sciences, Social Studies/History
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Whiskeytown National Recreation Area
Whiskeytown National Recreation Area is a 42,000 acre site located in Northern California, 10 miles from Redding. We have diverse ecosystems ranging from oak scrubland to dense coniferous forests. Our elevation ranges from about 600 feet (200 meters) and climbs to over 6000 feet (2000 meters). This all creates an incredible location for a huge range in plants and wildlife and recreation opportunities. Whiskeytown's virtual programs serve the National Park Service mission by helping others enjoy these lands and by teaching about the unique ecosystems, geology and history. Join us in real time with a ranger to learn about Whiskeytown!
1. Carbon and Climate Change begins with a brief introduction to Whiskeytown National Recreation Area and the presenting ranger.2. We then discuss the main sources of carbon.3. Next we cover the local historical weather data..4. Finally we explore the importance of human action.5. Remaining time will be used answer any participant questions.
In this program participants will:- Explore the role of carbon in climate.- Understand how global climate change affects local ecosystems.- Observe local climate and weather data.
ESS2D 3-5 -- Weather and climateESS2D 6-8 -- Weather and climateESS2D 9-12 -- Weather and climateESS3C 3-5 -- Human impacts on Earth systemsESS3C 6-8 -- Human impacts on Earth systemsESS3C 9-12 -- Human impacts on Earth systemsESS3D 3-5 -- Global climate changeESS3D 6-8 -- Global climate changeESS3D 9-12 -- Global climate change
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Center for Interactive Learning and Collaboration
2075 Lookout Drive
North Mankato, MN 56003
A 501(c)(3) non-profit organization
A program of the South Central Service Cooperative, an Education Service Agency with its headquarters in southern Minnesota.