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Global Climate Change -

should we worry?

Hook #1: 

Watch the following video clips:

What is the Greenhouse Effect?

Leonardo DiCaprio Video

Wait for your teacher to direct a discussion before you move on.

Hook #2:

Fill in your opinion in column 1 on the Anticipation and Confirmation Guide.  Read Article One, make comments and highlight any important information in the article.  Revisit the Anticipation and Confirmation Guide and fill in column 2.  Read Article Two, make comments and highlight any important information in the article.  Revisit the Anticipation and Confirmation Guide and fill in the last column. 

 

 

So, what do you believe about global climate change?

Is Global Climate Change a real problem?  Should we worry?  Is there anything we should do?

Read the following statements and select which you most agree with. 

     1.  I believe that global warming is a problem caused by nature, and there is nothing we can do about it.

     2.  I believe that global warming is a problem caused by nature, and there's something we can do about it.

     3.  I believe that global warming is a problem caused by humans, and there is nothing we can do about it.

     4.  I believe that global warming is a problem caused by humans, and there's something we can do about it.

     5.  I believe that global warming is a problem caused by nature and humans, and there is nothing we can do.

     6.  I believe that global warming is a problem caused by nature and humans, and there's something we can do.

     7.  I believe that global warming is not a problem.