This assignment asks students to read, highlight and annotate passages about the greenhouse effect, the albedo effect, and human impact on the climate. As they read, students add information to their model. Once their draft model is completed, they will transfer it to a poster board.
NGSS HS-LS2-7.Design, evaluate, and refine a solution for reducing the impacts of human activities on the environment and biodiversity.
HS-ESS3-5. Analyze geoscience data and the results from global climate models to make an evidence-based forecast of the current rate of global or regional climate change and associated future impacts to Earth's systems.
HS-ESS3-1. Construct an explanation based on evidence for how the availability of natural resources, occurrence of natural hazards, and changes in climate have influenced human activity.