An Inconvenient Truth

Global warming — what a hot topic! A thorough unit challenges learners to research, read, explore, and write about carbon, its role and increasing nature in our atmosphere, and how global warming is affecting lives and environments around the world. 

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CCSS: Adaptable
NGSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas

  • Pick and choose activities to use in the classroom
Classroom Considerations

  • Requires access to the Internet, a computer, and projection system
  • Depending upon level of learners, the unit is appropriate for high schoolers
  • Set aside at least four weeks to complete the entire activity
Pros

  • Activity lists guidelines for grades 8-12
  • Lessons include step-by-step instructions for teacher
  • Teachers can choose which activities to use, making the unit as short or long as they would like
Cons

  • There are numerous links, titled "Cool Links" throughout the activity; some of these links are no longer valid 
Common Core