Natural Science Global Warming Practical Task – Grade 9 Term 4

Activity Introduction

For this task, learners will complete a practical task where they investigate and report on the impact of global warming and link their findings to the real world where climate change is affecting the earth.

Grade: 9

Resources Required: Assessment Printouts and Memorandums for each learner (downloadable below), 2 thermometers; 1 large clear plastic bag, string (or something similar to seal the bag) for each group of learners.

Key Concepts & Skills: • Accessing & recalling information • Observing • Comparing • Raising Questions • Identifying problems and issues • Recording information • Interpreting information • Scientific method

Duration: 3 lessons

Curriculum links: Gr 9 Natural Science & Technology Formal Practical Task investigating Global warming

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