MONDAY, SEPT. 14, 2015

UNIT: CLIMATE CHANGE

TOPIC: INTRODUCTION TO UNIT AND BASIC SCIENCE 

LEARNING TARGETS:
  1. I  can define global warming
  2. I can identify the basic problems that have resulted from climate change
  3. I understand how the scientific evidence that supports the various models explaining climate change 

STATE STANDARDS: 

CG2 Resources

COMMON CORE: 

Speaking and Listening Standards

1. Initiate and participate effectively in a range of collaborative discussions (one-on-

one, in groups, and teacher-led) with diverse partners on grades 11-12 topics,

texts, and issues, building on others' ideas and expressing their own clearly and

persuasively.


LESSON:
1. Prior knowledge: pairing and share 

2.  Watch opening video on the science of climate change: 
You will need to get notes over the fundamental points over each of the seven sections: look for main ideas and supporting elements 

3.  Answer questions using your notes and the article above

4.  Discussion and notes over the same 

5.  Polling: What do Americans think about climate change 



HOMEWORK:
Written response:  Why are Americans deeply divided over the science and importance of climate change?
  • approximately 300 words
  • double spaced
  • clear thesis 
  • due TOMORROW AT THE START OF CLASS 

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