Activities & Lessons

Climate Change Activity

December 31, 2024

April in Tahoe saw an average high temperature 3°F higher than the historical average. As much as we have been enjoying the warm weather, Tahoe’s famed clarity may be threatened by the increase.

Hotter temperatures can cause precipitation to fall as rain instead of snow, and cause snow to melt earlier. How does rain and snowmelt rushing toward Lake Tahoe affect its famed clarity?

Watch this video and participate in our hands-on activity to find out! Download this worksheet and follow along.

We would love to see photos of you and your family completing the activity! Tag us on Instagram and Facebook – #keeptahoeblue and #litterfreetahoe – for a chance to be featured on the League’s social media!