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Title: Penguin Decline in Antarctica Linked With Climate Change
Description: Emperor penguins like it cold. Now, scientists have determined that the penguins' susceptibility to climate change accounts for the dramatic decline in their number over the past half century. Read about penguin decline and climate change in this National Geographic News article.
Source: Thinkfinity
Partner: Xpeditions
Classifications: Science
Science -- Atmosphere and Weather
Science -- Biology General
Science -- Environment/Ecology
Social Studies
Social Studies -- Geography and Culture General
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Keywords: climate change
global warming
Standards: Social Studies, K-8 (2007)
6 – G5.1.3 - 6 – G5.1.3 - Identify the ways in which human-induced changes in the physical environment in one place can cause changes in other places (e.g., cutting forests in one region may result in river basin flooding elsewhere; building a dam floods land upstream and may permit irrigation in another region).
6 – G6.1.1 - 6 – G6.1.1 - Contemporary Investigations – Conduct research on contemporary global topics and issues, compose persuasive essays, and develop a plan for action. (H1.4.3, G1.2.6, See P3 and P4)
Identify public policy issues related to global topics and issues studied.
Date Last Modified: 2014-06-12 15:58:50
Date Record Checked: 2014-06-12 15:58:50
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