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5. Science Consensus and the Climate Change Debate

Middle School Version 2011

Students will be able to identify elements of scientific consensus making and analyze debates about the validity of global warming claims.

Lesson Guide

5.1.1 Preponderance of Evidence (update 7/11)
5.1.2 Preponderance of Evidence Activity Card (update 7/11)
5.1.3 Preponderance of Evidence Graphic Organizer (update 7/11)
5.1.4 Process Science SLIDES
5.1.6 Transcript of commercial
5.1.7 Task card for student analysis
5.2.1 Video Guide

5.1.5 Commercial
http://www.factcheck.org/article395.html
http://www.youtube.com
 of commercial
another version
 on Stanford server, not as good quality

Whole Unit PDF

Damn cute pika - http://www.arkive.org/american-pika/ochotona-princeps/video-00.html

Watch Global Warming Swindle Parts 1 & 2 (this moves so do a search if the link doesn't work)
Part 1 Link: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=augWGYU_Av4
Part 2 Link: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zsnAEauEIUA&feature=related
1 hour version
 on Stanford server, not as good quality

Global Warming Debate Rebuttal
Part 1 Link:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lIjGynF4qkE&feature=related
Part 2 Link (only need to watch first few minutes):
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=goDsc9IaSQ8&feature=related

Extra Resources:
Understanding Science
http://undsci.berkeley.edu/index.php