Temporal & Spatial Scales of Climate Change


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Which of the following does NOT represent a political boundary of a study on climate change?

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1. The spatial scale of climate change refers to

2. Climate change induced by human activities has occurred during the last

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The questions on this quiz will help you check your knowledge of global climate change scales. We will ask you about issues with looking too far into the past or future regarding climate change.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

With this quiz and worksheet, you'll be evaluated on:

  • An example of a climate change study that doesn't involve political boundaries
  • A problem with trying to predict climate change too far into the future
  • What the temporal scale makes reference to

Skills Practiced

  • Distinguishing differences - compare and contrast topics from the lesson, such as the two climate change scales
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer a question about the timespan in which human activities have influenced climate change
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define main phrases, such as spatial scale and temporal scale

Additional Learning

For additional information, take a look at the lesson called Temporal & Spatial Scales of Climate Change. Find out about:

  • What you need to figure out prior to starting a climate change study
  • The role that temporal and spatial scales play in studying Earth's climate
  • Examples of climate change studies