Local Insights: Climate Change in Small-Town Alaska

Videos for teaching young people about climate change

Created by Amy Brodbeck, recent SMEA graduate, in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the Graduate Certificate in Climate Science.  Read her blog about creating the videos and working towards the certificate.

Food webs and ecosystem dynamics (designed for 4th grade students)

Part 1: Bird Research-­‐ “Why are birds wearing ankle bracelets?” https://youtu.be/Sn7AMVYXGrk
Part 2: Birds and climate change-­‐ “How does climate change affect birds and local Alaskans?” https://youtu.be/g9OzGTQK4Fk

Salmon (designed for 5th grade students)

Salmon research and climate change-­‐ “Smaller salmon meet climate change”  https://youtu.be/pmZX0Dk81Ds

Oceanography and glaciers (designed for 6th grade students)

Part 1: Oceanography Research-­‐ “How do scientists study plankton and why should we care?” https://youtu.be/a8jsfn7kWHs
Part 2: Oceanography and climate change-­‐ “How does climate change affect our oceans and local Alaskans?” https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qC-Ew15j8pE&feature=youtu.be

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