This class will include an interactive PowerPoint presentation where students will identify what climate change is and how it impacts our ecosystems and sea turtles. We will address current issues such as greenhouse gases, ocean acidification, and habitat loss. It will conclude with a discussion about our current conservation efforts at Sea Turtle, Inc. and ways everyone can help reduce their impact on our planet. The students will engage in question and answer and discussion throughout the length of the class. No prior knowledge is needed to join this class.
Students will: Know the difference between weather and climate, Understand what climate change is, Identify the causes and effects of climate change
Science Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills (TEKS)
Grade 7: 10A, 10B
Grade 8: 11B, 11C
High School: BIO 10B
Aquatic Science 13E, 13F
Environmental Systems 5G, 8D, 11B