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Winter Ecologists Explore Effects of Climate Change


Resource ID#: 156329 Primary Type: Lesson Plan

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Subject(s): Science, English Language Arts
Grade Level(s): 9, 10
Intended Audience: Educators
Suggested Technology: Document Camera, Computer for Presenter, Computers for Students, Internet Connection, LCD Projector, Speakers/Headphones
Instructional Time: 2 Hour(s)
Resource supports reading in content area:Yes
Keywords: climate change, global warming, winter ecology, snow ecosystem, subnivium, informational text, text complexity
Resource Collection: FCR-STEMLearn Literacy in STEM 2017

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