Objective: To develop a more nuanced understanding of how climate issues have been approached in the past, and to get a broad working vocabulary around climate change issues and actions.
Framing: Today is going to be a really important day, and a really independent day. You’re going to work together with your partner to gain a more cohesive sense of climate change issues and actions. As you do this, you should be thinking about potential solutions you could put in your legislation!
Video: Years of Living Dangerously, Part 3
We’ll watch part 3 of this award-winning documentary (50 minutes). As we watch, you’ll fill out page 6 of your issue packet.
Take a few minutes, and finish the movie questions. Now pair up with someone from (GASP!) the other side of the room, and share your takeaways from page 6 only.
With your new soulmate, turn to pages 7 and 8. Use the following timeline resources to fill out your climate timelines. Pay attention to the vocabulary on page 9! Fill it out as you encounter it. By the end of class today, you should have finished through page 9.
Finish anything you didn’t finish in class. When you walk into class tomorrow, you should be done with…
Humanities teacher at Animas High School