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Global Warming Booklist

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How We Know What We Know about Our Changing Climate - Lynne Cherry
ISBN: 551.6CHE

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An Inconvenient Truth - Al Gore
Call Number: 363.738 GOR

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Global Warming - Kathiann M. Kowalski
ISBN: 0761415823
Publication Date: 2003-09-01

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Global Warming - Laurie David; Cambria Gordon
ISBN: 9780439024945
Publication Date: 363.73 DAV

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Global Warming - Saddleback Educational Publishing Staff (Editor)
ISBN: 1599054760
Publication Date: 2010-09-01


Endangered Species Booklist

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The Tapir Scientist - Sy Montgomery; Nic Bishop
ISBN: 9780547815480
Publication Date: 2013-07-23

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Animals on the Edge - Sandra Pobst
ISBN: 9781426303586
Publication Date: 2008-08-12

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The Case of the Vanishing Golden Frogs - Sandra Markle
ISBN: 9780761351085
Publication Date: 2011-10-01

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Moonbird - Phillip Hoose
ISBN: 9780374304683
Publication Date: 2012-07-17

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The Race to Save the Lord God Bird - Phillip Hoose
ISBN: 0374361738
Publication Date: 2004-08-11


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Learning Targets

Learning Targets

  •  I can locate information in books, websites, and databases relevant to the assignment.
  •  I can take notes using my own words.
  •  I can identify evidence that supports and contradicts the statement.
  • I can organize my notes to support and contradict the statement.
  •  I can write an argument paper to support my conclusion.
  •   I can acknowledge competing views.
  •  For enrichment - I can give examples from past or current events to illustrate and clarify my position.



Research Questions

Pick one topic to explore:

Are human activities causing global warming?


Is the Endangered Species Act effective at protecting species from extinction?


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