Abstract: While most scientists agree that the Earth's temperature is rising, not all agree that man has contributed to that warming. Rather, some think that the Earth is experiencing a climate change much like those created during the Ice Age. Others feel the situation is so dire that if steps are not taken quickly, within ten years it will be too late to change the course of the warming. This unit does not choose a side, but rather presents the facts to students who will soon be voting on issues that will affect not only the warming issue, but also our lives economically.
Students will study the issue with the aid of graphic organizers and an outline. Then they will present their learning in an activity/project of their or the teacher's choosing.
Graphic organizers included are the following:
Â·Introduction to the Unit
Â·Global Warming/Climate Change Outline
Â·Global Warming/Climate Change Cause - Effect Chart
Â·Know/Like to Know/Learned Chart
Â·What I can Do to Help Chart