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Thursday, February 27 • 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Hands-On In The Science 10 Global Systems Unit

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The Energy Flow In Global Systems unit in Science 10 is based upon these Focusing Questions: “Are there relationships between solar energy, global energy transfer processes, climate and biomes? What evidence suggests our climate may be changing more rapidly than living species can adapt? Is human activity causing climate change? How can we reduce our impact on the biosphere and on global climate, while still meeting human needs?” The unit allows students to explore the major climate factors and how climates are measured; how the Greenhouse Effect works; natural and man-made effects on climates over time; and how biomes are supported by climates. We need our students to understand these concepts in order to suggest scientifically valid solutions to the climate change problem. The session will include ideas for hands on student activities that help foster intuition with this material.

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Barry Edgar

Edmonton Public Schools
Barry taught for Edmonton Public Schools for 40 years before retiring at the end of the 2013 school year (14 years in junior high math and science, and 26 years in high school general science and physics). He believes that students get most out of a classroom that is activity based... Read More →

Thursday February 27, 2020 2:00pm - 3:00pm MST
(Archbishop O'Leary Catholic High School - Room 112)