Global Climate Change Debate

Grade Level: 9 – 12
Students Will:

  • Form definitions of the greenhouse effect based on prior knowledge, class discussion, and viewing diagrams.
  • Participate in group brainstorming sessions and class discussions related to the impact of the greenhouse effect and global warming.
  • Analyze global warming diagrams and resources to obtain a clear understanding of this scientific process.
  • Hypothesize about the effects of global warming on the climate and the world’s populations.
  • Conduct research using a variety of primary sources to explore perspectives in the global warming debate.
  • Complete a Venn Diagram that compares various points of view on global warming issues.
  • Take a position on global warming and support this viewpoint with reasons, facts, and examples gathered during lesson activities.
  • Create a project that supports their point of view about global warming issues.

Activity Material:
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