National Science Foundation shares the insights of many scientists to develop a foundation of climate change education for the general public. The videos in this resource provide a general view on the water cycle and how the recent trends in climate change will affect this cycle.
- To understand the effect of climate change on the water cycle.
- To understand the relationship between drought and changes in climate.
- How oceans could be an indicator of climate change impact on the water cycle.
ACTIVITY DESCRIPTION AND TEACHING MATERIALS
Each of these videos can be viewed by clicking on the play button. If you click on the video image it will fill the screen.
How will climate change affect the water cycle?
How will climate change affect water supplies in the western United States?
Does the ocean reveal anything about the impact of climate change on the global water cycle?
TEACHING NOTES / CONTEXT FOR USE
These videos can be used in any class where water cycle related topic to climate change are being discussed. These are fairly short high definition, engaging and highly informative video on climate change science and drought and can be used in classrooms as an introduction to the topic or in Visitor Centers and in interpreter talks in informal educational settings.
Videos on water cycle and climate change.