Changing Planet: Fresh Water in the Arctic
Scientists are concerned that melting Arctic sea ice will increase the amount of fresh water in the Beaufort Gyre, which could spill out into the Atlantic and cause major climate shifts in North America and Western Europe. Watch the Changing Planet: Fresh Water in the Arctic video.
Lesson Plan: The Case of the Leaky Gyre
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is a fun group game appropriate for the classroom. Players follow nitrogen atoms through living and nonliving parts of the nitrogen cycle. For grades 5-9.
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