What do Squirrels know about Climate Change?

Map the changes in biodiversity (squirrels and their habitats) to climate change.

This tool can be used as an aid to teach topics such as Biodiversity, Animal Diversity (Chordates, Mammals), Evolution and Behavior (Species and Speciation), Ecology (Populations; Zoogeography)

 

Pedagogical Tool Metadata
Discipline Earth Science, Environmental Science, Biology
Grade Level  High School, Undergraduate
Related Core Curriculum Topics    Biodiversity, Animal Diversity (Chordates, Mammals), Evolution and Behavior (Species and Speciation), Ecology (Populations; Zoogeography)
Type of Tool Classroom or laboratory activity 
Availability Requires access to online and offline resources (encyclopedia, online database)
Translations Not Available
IT competency required Basic
Developed by  Beth Norman, Allan Ashworth and Russell W. Graham
Accessible at  https://serc.carleton.edu/NAGTWorkshops/climatechange/paleoclim_activity_ideas/squirrels.html