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People and Climate

Author(s): Nancy P. Moreno, PhD, Barbara Z. Tharp, MS, and Judith Dresden, MS.


Begin the activity with a class discussion. Then have students work in groups of 4.

Teacher Materials

  • Flashlight  
  • Flashlight batteries  
  • Globe, large inflated balloon, or ball 

Materials per Student Group

  • Large sheet of paper or poster board  
  • Several sheets of construction paper, asst. colors, 9 in. x 12 in.  
  • Glue sticks or paste  
  • One or more copies of “Global Climate Map” student sheet.

Funded by the following grant(s)

National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, NIH

National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, NIH

My Health My World: National Dissemination
Grant Number: 5R25ES009259
The Environment as a Context for Opportunities in Schools
Grant Number: 5R25ES010698, R25ES06932

Houston Endowment Inc.

Foundations for the Future: Capitalizing on Technology to Promote Equity, Access and Quality in Elementary Science Education