Natural Disasters and Climate Change

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Fire at Bitterroot National Forest, Montana

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National Geographic

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Students use maps and graphs to understand how th efrequency of billion-dollar natural disaster events has changed over time. They analyze how climate change affected the 2017 California wildfires and the flooding from Hurricane Harvey.

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