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Is it 5? Or could it be as high as 11? Or as few as 3? How is the fossil record used to make this determination and how could how the record is interpreted affect our conclusions? (3:21 min.)

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70% of all the freshwater on Earth is frozen. If it all melted the habitat of polar bears and walruses would disappear. It would also raise sea level 70 meters. Learn what effects this would have on the people of Earth. (5:50 min.)

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When it comes to climate change predictions, clouds are a pain in the butt. In fact, according to the IPCC, they’re the largest pain in the butt. They’re pretty squirrelly things: small, fast, and variable in shape, size and behavior, which makes them really challenging for climate scientists to work with. Clouds also have a big impact on the climate — and could potentially make the effects of climate change much worse. (2:53 min.)

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CurioCity resources which align with Saskatchewan's Science Grade 10 Curriculum Unit on Climate and Ecosystem Dynamics.

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CurioCity resources which align with Yukon's Earth Sciences 11 Curriculum Content area on Earth Materials.

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CurioCity resources which align with Yukon's Earth Sciences 11 Curriculum Content area on Plate Tectonic Theory.

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CurioCity resources which align with Yukon's Earth Sciences 11 Curriculum Content area on Atmospheric Science and Climate.

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CurioCity resources which align with Yukon's Earth Sciences 11 Curriculum Content area on Oceanography and the Hydrosphere.

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CurioCity resources which align with British Columbia's Earth Sciences 11 Curriculum Content area on Earth Materials.

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