Aral Sea The Aral Sea is the poster child for large, dried-up bodies of water. If you travel to the Aral Sea, which sits on the border between Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan, you'll find a disconnected collection of small ponds of sea water sitting in a dusty bowl that held what used to be one large body of water.
"Since 1600, 90% of the virgin forests that once covered much of the lower 48 states have been cleared away. Most of the remaining old-growth forests in the lower 48 states and Alaska are on public lands. In the Pacific Northwest about 80% of this forestland is slated for logging." How much went for toilet paper?
Lesson 3: Effects of Climate Change on Living Things | In small groups, middle school students learn about potential impacts of climate change on living things in a variety of ecosystems. Students communicate these impacts to the class through skits.