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Water Cycle - NSF

SUMMARY

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.

GOALS

  • 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?

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.

SHORT DESCRIPTION

Videos on water cycle and climate change.

Source for these NSF Videos

Glossary

Citation

Bista, D. (2014). Water Cycle - NSF. Retrieved from http://www.camelclimatechange.org/view/video/171173