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CONTENTS • Getting Started. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4-8

Overview . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . What participants will learn . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . The Story of the artist and her project . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Making it Local . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . AGENCY: Empowering Self & Community . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

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• Climate Timeline . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9 • Climate Change 101. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10-11 • Stages . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12-24

Stage 1: UNDERSTAND Climate Change. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12-13 Research what climate change is and how it affects your community

Stage 2: MAP the HighWaterLine. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14-17

Map your community to determine the local impacts of climate change

Stage 3: TAKE the HighWaterLine to the Streets . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 18-21

Mark the line in your community

Stage 4: ADVOCATE for Climate Action. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 22-24

Document your experience and share with your community

• Supplemental Activities for K-12 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 25-31

Stage 1

Regional Research Station • Extreme Weather Station . . Tidal Markers • HighWaterLine Blog

Stage 2

Cartography Office • Topographic Experiments . . . . . . . . . . Geo-cache the HighWaterLine • Performing the Water Table

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Stage 4

Climate Change TV • Mapping Bureau Climate Change Design Lab Potluck Dinner • Story Bank . .

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Common Core Standards . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 31

• Resources. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 32-33 • Credits & Acknowledgments. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 34-35

HighWaterLine ACTION GUIDE  

ecoartspace presents Eve Mosher's HighWaterLine ACTION GUIDE, the first in a series of ten art and ecology learning guides presenting replic...

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