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The Science of Climate (Episode 6)

4 minutes 16 seconds

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Can superhero Bruce Rain help reduce the effects of global warming? First he has to understand the relationship between greenhouse gases and the temperature of the Earth. Dr. Mother Nature also explains how the rising temperature of the Earth impacts various environmental and ecological systems. Part of "The Science of Climate" series.

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Runtime: 4 minutes 16 seconds

The sun shining onto Earth. Caption: the sun's rays shine more directly and for more hours
The Science of Climate
Episode 1
4 minutes 18 seconds
Grade Level: 5 - 8
Image of a thunderstorm hovering over a state. Occluded front. Caption: We could end up with hail again.
The Science of Climate
Episode 2
5 minutes 53 seconds
Grade Level: 5 - 8
Sky filled with gray fluffy clouds. Caption: Clouds can block some of the sun's rays
The Science of Climate
Episode 3
5 minutes 29 seconds
Grade Level: 5 - 8
View of Earth from space. Caption: for the thermohaline circulation system.
The Science of Climate
Episode 4
6 minutes 53 seconds
Grade Level: 5 - 8
Image of cloud with rain and snow over a state. Caption: if the temperature is right, snowstorm.
The Science of Climate
Episode 5
5 minutes 23 seconds
Grade Level: 5 - 8
Drawing of girl standing by the ocean. Caption: can expect a 1- to 4-foot rise in their lifetime,
The Science of Climate
Episode 6
4 minutes 16 seconds
Grade Level: 5 - 8

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    Darla R. (Indianapolis, In)
    November 1st, 2018 at 01:21 PM

    Very relevant! I like the short films to be used as anticipatory sets or to provide background knowledge.