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Cooperative groups select from one of four scenarios regarding hurricanes, greenhouse gases, thunderstorms, or the global climate domino effect. They discuss what kind of research needs to be conducted to address their chosen scenario and match it to an actual field project. From a list of research instruments, they determine which would be most useful to their project. Mostly, this is an exercise understanding how scientists plan and carry out research. It can be used at the beginning of the school year when you are just introducing your class to the scientific process.