Planet Earth - Ice Worlds
This is a worksheet set for students to complete as they watch the Planet Earth ice worlds video. This episode provides a good discussion point for the impacts of humans on remote ecosystems, specifically through global climate change. Contrasts are also drawn between arctic ecosystems, which do have growing seasons, and antarctic ones, which do not.
Essential concepts: Arctic ecosystems, antarctic ecosystems, global climate change, permafrost, animal adaptations, competition, endangered species
Answer Key: Available for purchase at the environmental science instructor resources subscription page.