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					Year 7 Asia-Pacific Region:
Tuvalu – Climate Change
Answer these questions in your workbook or type the answers up into a Word document and
stick it into your book.
Use this website
http://media.adelaidenow.com.au/multimedia/2008/10/tuvalu/tuvalu-adelaidenow.html
    1. Describe the situation in Tuvalu
Watch the movie under “A community’s plea” section and answer the following:
    2. How far above sea level is Tuvalu?
    3. What other factor, apart from being low lying, is responsible for the threat to Tuvalu?
    4. How many millimeters a year are the sea levels rising in Tuvalu?
Read through the information in “A Climate Threat” and answer the following:
    5. Why are rising sea levels a problem for Tuvalu?
    6. How long is it likely to be before Tuvalu is under water?
    7. List 3 effects of rising sea levels in Tuvalu
Using the information under “An Uncertain Future” answer the following:
    8. Why should we care about the plight of Tuvalu?
    9. What are we doing to help Tuvalu?
    10. Are other Pacific Island nations in trouble from rising sea levels too?
    11. Find another Pacific Island and conduct some research on whether the island is effected
          bv rising sea level like Tuvalu

Year 7 Asia-Pacific Region:
Tuvalu – Climate Change
Answer these questions in your workbook or type the answers up into a Word document and
stick it into your book.
Use this website
http://media.adelaidenow.com.au/multimedia/2008/10/tuvalu/tuvalu-adelaidenow.html
    1. Describe the situation in Tuvalu
Watch the movie under “A community’s plea” section and answer the following:
    2. How far above sea level is Tuvalu?
    3. What other factor, apart from being low lying, is responsible for the threat to Tuvalu?
    4. How many millimeters a year are the sea levels rising in Tuvalu?
Read through the information in “A Climate Threat” and answer the following:
    5. Why are rising sea levels a problem for Tuvalu?
    6. How long is it likely to be before Tuvalu is under water?
    7. List 3 effects of rising sea levels in Tuvalu
Using the information under “An Uncertain Future” answer the following:
    8. Why should we care about the plight of Tuvalu?
    9. What are we doing to help Tuvalu?
    10. Are other Pacific Island nations in trouble from rising sea levels too?
    11. Find another Pacific Island and conduct some research on whether the island is effected
          bv rising sea level like Tuvalu

				
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