mammothWS7 Ice Age Project 


Mastery Objective: Students will examine the positive and negative effects of the Little Ice Age and Global Warming and the changes they can make. 

Directions: You and your partner are to create a dialog between two characters discussing the similarities and differences of the Little Ice Age and Global Warming. You are also to include in your dialog the changes you can make today as a student. Please use your readings and notes taken in class to help you develop a script between your two characters. You may also use the websites below. How to access those sites will be shown to you the first day in the media center.  

 

You will use the websitewww.goanimate.com to share the information below in the rubric. When you are finished, save your video, make it public and copy the link. You will then paste that link in a word document. Put your names, date, and period. Save it in My Documents and place it in the hand in folder.   

Resources:  

GoAnimate.com 

SIRS Issues Researcher - Covering the Leading Issues most studied and debated by students. 

Issues and Controversies - Explores hundreds of hot topics in politics, government, business, society, education, and popular culture.

Opposing viewpoints in Context - contextual information and opinions on hundreds of today's hottest social issues. Drawing on the acclaimed Greenhaven Press series, the new solution features continuously updated viewpoint articles, topic overviews, full-text magazines, academic journals, news articles, primary source documents, statistics, images, videos, audio files and links to vetted websites.

 

MCPS Homework Resources - Links to a variety of resources provided by MCPS. If using these from home a username and password may be required. See the Edline Media Center page for home logins and passwords.

 

Capture Sheet - Use this page to gather information for your video.

 

 Ice Age Rubric - Use this guide to make sure you have included accurate and appropriate information and have followed directions.

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