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Cultural & Global Issues: Climate Change


Grade 9
Articles with Reading Levels: 9.0-9.9
Grade 10
Articles with Reading Levels: 10.0-10.9

Article Name: What Is Geoengineering and Why Is It Considered a Climate Change Solution?
Source: Scientific American
Author: David Biello
Date Published: April 6, 2010
Guiding Question: How does geoengineering work to reverse climate change?
Grade Level: 9.9

Article Name: Effects of Global Warming: Signs Are Everywhere
Source: National Geographic: Effect of Global Warming
Author: N/A
Date Published: N/A
Guiding Question: What effect does climate change have on us?
Grade Level: 9.0

Article Name: Climate Change: Basic Information
Source: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency: Climate Change
Author: N/A
Date Published: September 23, 2015
Guiding Question: What changes are occurring due to Climate Change?
Grade Level: 10.0

Article Name: At Cimate-Change Summit in Warsaw, Countries Look to Lay Foundation for Global Pact
Source: The Washington Post
Author: Lenny Bernstein
Date Published: November 11, 2013
Guiding Question: How are countries working together to resolve climate change?
Grade Level: 10.0

Article Name: The Hidden Dangers of Geoengineering
Source: Scientific American
Author: The Editors
Date Published: November 1, 2008
Guiding Question: How has geoengineering impacted climate change?
Grade Level: 10.8

Article Name: Causes of Global Warming
Source: National Geographic: Causes off Global Warming
Author: N/A
Date Published: N/A
Guiding Question: What has been linked to Global Warming?
Grade Level: 10.6

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Article Name: Be Part of the Solution
Source: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency: A Students Guide to Global Climate Change
Author: N/A
Date Published: Last update on August 20, 2015
Guiding Question: Why and how can we reduce greenhouse emissions?
Grade Level: 8.4

Article Name: Responding to Climate Change
Source: NASA Global Climate Change: Vital Signs of the Planet
Author: Earth Science Communications Team
Date Published: Last updated on October 19, 2015
Guiding Question: What approach is NASA taking to combat Global Warming?
Grade Level: 11.6

Article Name: Is Human Activity Primarily Responsible for Global Climate Change?
Author: N/A
Date Published: Last updated on June 8, 2015
Guiding Question: How much of an impact do humans have on the environment?
Grade Level: 11.1

Article Name: How Has Fracking Changed Our Future?
Source: The National Geographic: The Great Energy Challenge
Author: Christina Nunez
Date Published: November 11, 2013
Summary: What impact has fracking had on our energy future?
Grade Level: 11.1