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Climate Change Metaphors

Lesson Plan Overview

Students will use and describe how a variety of objects provide metaphors for why climate change is occurring and the impacts resulting from it. Students will demonstrate the ability to interpret metaphors, describe the factors contributing to climate change and make connections between human behavior and environmental changes.

Source Wild BC
Subjects Earth Science Environmental Science Language Arts Life Science
Grades 3-5 6-8

Literacy Principles:

OLP#6: The ocean and humans are inextricably interconnected.

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