Climate Change as a Scientific Theory

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Get your class thinking about climate change as a scientific theory. Guided by a handout, emerging earth scientists read articles and take notes about glaciers and sea ice. To conclude, they write an evaluation of the evidence for melting ice using the theory that increasing global temperatures are responsible.

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Pros

  • Current topic of global importance
  • Gets learners reading, writing, and using critical thinking skills
  • Ideal for challenging high schoolers to apply critical thinking to scientific media
Cons

  • None