Investigation 3: Are we warming Earth?

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This investigation assesses the theory of global warming&emdash;that human activities are enhancing the greenhouse effect and thus causing Earth's temperature to rise. Role-playing science writers for a major newspaper, students write a persuasive editorial, titled "Are We Warming Earth?" that focuses on (1) what facts point to global warming? (2) what are the possible causes of global warming? and (3) how might global warming affect physical and human systems?

9-12 Module 3 Investigation 3 in .pdf format

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