TUESDAY, SEPT. 15, 2015

UNIT: CLIMATE CHANGE

TOPIC:  BASIC SCIENCE AND PUBLIC OPINION

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.  PPT: Video 7 parts over the basics of climate science.  Be sure to get notes and present questions as necessary.  Turn in work for credit: 25 points 

3.  Turn in work for credit: 25 points 

4.  Wild fires in California and climate science: Socrative discussion 

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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