In the Forecast, a Flurry of Concerns About Snow: Exploring Implications of the Lack of Snowfall Data on Various Stakeholders


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In this lesson, from the New York Times Learning Network, students consider the effects of climate change on snowfall and how a lack of data in snowfall collection can impair climate change research. In groups, students investigate different effects of snowfall and make recommendations to lobbyists about how to persuade policymakers to increase funding for better snowfall monitoring systems.

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    Topics and Grades

    Grade: 6 to 12

    Topics: Earth & Space Science, American Democracy, History-Social Science, Reading Comprehension, Geography, English-Language Arts, Life Sciences, Ecology & Ecosystems, Science


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    Tool for: Parents, Administrators, Teachers


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    Grouping: Large Group Instruction

    Teaching Method: Discussions