Mark Twain is one of America’s most beloved American authors and thought by some to be the father of American literature. He wrote such classics as, The Adventures of Tom Sawyer and The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn. Twain was fascinated by science and scientific inquiry. He is quoted as saying, “Climate is what we expect, weather is what we get.” Using your knowledge of weather and climate explain what Mark Twain’s words mean.
Mark Twain & Climate Change
Grade Level: Middle School
Episode(s): Episode 3: The Surge