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Global Climate Change: Impact and Remediation
Timothy M. Lutz
This “clicker case” is a continuation of another case in our collection, “Global Climate Change: Evidence and Causes,” in which students assumed the role of an intern working for a U.S. senator so that they could advise the senator on future policy decisions. In this case, students learn about the impact and effects of global climate change as well as technologies and practices available to remediate the impact of climate effects. The case was designed for use in a one-semester introductory biology course taken primarily by freshmen and sophomores to fulfill a general education requirement, but could be used in any introductory biology course or in an ecology or environmental science course. It consists of a PowerPoint presentation (~2.2MB) presented in class that is punctuated by multiple-choice questions students respond to using personal response systems, or “clickers.” The case can be adapted for use without these technologies.
|Keywords:||Global climate change; greenhouse gases; greenhouse effect; rising temperatures; rising sea levels|
|Educational Level:||High school, Undergraduate lower division|
|Subject Headings:||Biology (General) Geology Earth Science Ecology Environmental Science Environmental Engineering Atmospheric Science Climatology / Meteorology|
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