What are three things that you really appreciate about your friends OR family?
How has COVID-19 impacted you or your family? How has COVID-19 impacted your community? (These are the last questions on the Peardeck slide show. If you have answered on there just copy your answers on to here. If you haven’t answered on the slide answering on here will count for both.)
Welcome to High School Health class! This class tends to be interesting, fun, and relevant to the lives of many teenagers. Of the following topics, which one are you most interested in learning about?
- mental health
- the teen brain
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Why is there a rain forest in the Pacific Northwest of the United States? Write a paragraph (at least three sentences) in your own words describing how the regional climate of the Pacific Northwest is affected by factors that include the Cascade Mountains, location near the Pacific Ocean, and the jet stream.
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Do you think the claim by indigenous peoples of the Arctic that climate change is a human rights abuse is a valid claim?
Based on the handout “Impacts of Climate Change” what would you predict would be two or three effects that we may see here in northern Minnesota if the global temperature keeps rising?
Write about a way in which continued climate change could affect a community of living things with which you are familiar.
Identify two ways that your choices and actions affect climate change and what they do. Remember, choices can affect it in a positive or negative way. For example, I grow many of my own vegetables so that less of my food has to be trucked in. This reduces the CO2 emitted through burning fossil fuels. (You cannot use this as one of your examples.)