The resource explores through research the importance of the Arctic ecosystem in sustaining the food chain in the Arctic region. It is gradually being threatened by increasing concentration of atmospheric CO2. Cutting down CO2 levels could possibly restore the Arctic ecosystem. This resource is recommended for teaching.
ESS3: Earth and Human Activity
6.ESS3.3 Apply scientific principles to design a method for monitoring and minimizing a human impact on the environment.
LS2: Ecosystems: Interactions, Energy, and Dynamics
7.LS2.1 Analyze and interpret data to provide evidence for the effects of resource availability on organisms and populations of organisms in an ecosystem.
7.LS2.4 Construct an argument supported by empirical evidence that changes to physical or biological components of an ecosystem affect populations.