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WORKSHEET 1 CLIMATE CHANGE CONCEPT MAP

CLIMATE CHANGE INTRODUCTION

STUDENT BOOKLET

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QUESTION 1 Use your own knowledge and what you have learned from the class discussion to design a concept map that shows how various aspects of climate change are related to each other. Incorporate the following key words, as well as any others you can think of, into your concept map. • Global warming • Energy from the Sun • Methane • Ice cores • Greenhouse gases • The greenhouse effect • The enhanced greenhouse effect • The atmosphere

• Extreme weather events • Refugees • Rising sea levels • Flooding • Carbon dioxide • Balance • Temperature • Ocean acidification

Figure 1: Example Concept Map Concept Maps

represent

Organised Knowledge is

is

Content Dependent

is includes

Concepts are

Events (Happenings)

Associated Feelings Or Affect

are

Labelled begin with

Objects (Things)

necessary for

Propositions

include

are

Perceived Regulations

in

combine to form

with

Symbols

Hierarchally Structured

may be

aids

Words

Creativity

Effective Teaching

Crosslinks

Effective Learning

begins with show

Interrelationships

needed to see

Infants

between

Different Map Segments

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