GLIMCES provides a packet of scientific scenarios of how global warming could affect the Great Lakes region, a review of climate models, and methods of teaching about those changes in secondary science and social studies classes.
200 Pages of classroom-ready activities
40 Activities on topics related to global warming
Scenarios about the impact of global change on ten Great Lakes enterprises and issues
Earth Systems orientation - interdisciplinary, systems approach
Innovative techniques for instruction
Linkages to Benchmarks and National Science Education Standards
Applications of the internet and standard classroom technologies
All activities are tested in classrooms, reviewed by scientists, and matched to existing curriculum restructure efforts. Global change is an ideal issue for building inquiry skills, data search capabilities, and cooperative decisionmaking.