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Article:

Wide Open Spaces: Climate Change Impacts in Rural Areas of the United States


This article is from Issue Natural IQ Climate Change - Vol. 1 No. 1.

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The scientists in this study were interested in studying how climate change may impact rural areas in the United States. Rural areas are expected to experience more negative impacts from the change in agriculture due to climate change than urban areas experience. However, rural areas may not experience as many extreme heat events as urban areas. 

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"Science Topics" covered in this article:
  • Earth Science
  • Life Science
  • People and Science
  • Technology and Science

Specific "Thinking About Science" Themes:
  • The Scientific Process

Specific "Thinking About the Environment" Themes:
  • Climate
  • Climate Change
  • Habitat

NSE Standards covered in this article:
  • Abilities necessary to do scientific inquiry (A)
  • Diversity and adaptations of organisms (C)
  • Natural hazards (F)
  • Nature of science (G)
  • Regulation and behavior (C)
  • Science and technology in society (F)
  • Science as a human endeavor (G)
  • Structure and function in living systems (C)
  • Understandings about science and technology (E)
  • Understandings about scientific inquiry (A)