This video demonstrates the impact of climate change on mussels and mussel farmers in Greece.
Students learn about the devastating effects of high sea temperatures on mussels in the Mediterranean Sea.
It has English subtitles.
Accompanying text emphasizes important facts in the video.
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Students should be familiar with the idea that organisms have limited temperature ranges that they can survive in.
Teachers could use this to describe the impact of climate change on farmers and livelihoods.
Teachers could use this video to explain how high temperatures affect aquatic life.
This video could be used in a discussion on factors that lead to climate migration.
Teachers could use this in a biology class to explain how climate change impacts ecosystems or when discussing homeostasis, the effects of temperature on chemical reactions, and food webs.
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This resource underscores the influence of sea-land surface temperatures on mussel farming. A clear case of climate change impact on marine ecosystems and people's livelihoods in Greece. This is insightful for students and is recommended for teaching.
Science and Engineering
LS2: Ecosystems: Interactions, Energy, and Dynamics
MS-LS2-4 Construct an argument supported by empirical evidence that changes to physical or biological components of an ecosystem affect populations.
HS-LS2-2 Use mathematical representations to support and revise explanations based on evidence about factors affecting biodiversity and populations in ecosystems of different scales.
English Language Arts
Speaking and Listening (K-12)
SL.6-8.2 Integrate and evaluate information presented in diverse media and formats, including point of view, reasoning, and use of evidence and rhetoric.