As a part of a two-week long series called Mission STEMCAP: Climate change, students learn about Climate Change from different scientists, artists and community members in order to express their thoughts and ideas on the issue through writing, visual art and communication with their peers.

In this activity a biologist from the University of Utah presented to the students about his research with Juniper Trees and how they are affected by Climate Change. Then the students got the opportunity to examine tree rings and learned that different widths of rings reflect how wet or dry that year was. The students then recorded how wet or dry each year was since they were born on a single tree ring and graphed their results.

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