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The article “2016 shattered Earth’s heat record” describes the record high global average temperature and record low global sea ice extent during 2016, and places that data within the larger context of climate change. Students can focus on trends that climate scientists are recording as described in the article, follow connections to earlier articles about climate change, explore cross-curricular connections to other major science topics and work in groups to study and report on various aspects of climate change science. Check out Science News for Students for more stories on weather and climate.
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