Impacts of Climate Change on Caribou

Project:     Uniting Native Indigenous Traditional Education and University Science (UNITE US)
Subject:Atmospheric Sciences
Theme:Future Climate

In this lesson students examine caribou as a subsistence resource and read and summarize the impact of climate change on caribou populations and migration. Students also view and reflect upon a video documenting the knowledge of people from communities throughout the North who traditionally have a close relationship with caribou. (NOTE: This lesson is estimated to take three or more class periods to complete in its entirety.)