This video introduces students to the difference between weather and climate and discusses how changes in climate can occur.
In the first part of this video, students will learn about weather, the greenhouse effect, feedback loops, and climate change.
Starting at 5 minutes and 10 seconds, the video provides teaching tips for all grade levels.
This video provides suggestions for what concepts are appropriate for different grade levels and the first part of the video is a great introduction to weather and climate for some grade levels.
Stopping the video at 5 minutes and 10 seconds is suggested, as the last segment is focused on teacher suggestions.
Students should be familiar with the chemical symbols for water, carbon dioxide, methane, and nitrous oxide.
Cross-curricular connections could be made with geography and economics classes when discussing the various climates of different regions on the planet and the different natural resources available in those regions.
Teachers can use various segments of the video for their students or use the entire video as guidance for lesson planning and the progression of topics.