Earth Science – Global Warming Impact on Arctic Sea Ice

 

Article to base the research paper on: https://blogs.discovermagazine.com/imageo/2018/04/09/small-difference-in-how-much-globe-warms-could-help-save-arctic-sea-ice/#.Wt2q6YjwY2w Instructions: Write a brief, three-to-five-page response paper, in which you 1. Explain how the article relates to your Earth Science course. 2. Answer the eight questions below. Include your reflections on scientific inquiry and methods. 3. Support your statements and reasoning with information and examples from the article and your textbook. Note: Short-answer format will not be accepted. Questions Before Reading, Ask Yourself These Questions: 1. What does the article appear to be about? 2. Why might this be an important topic? During Reading, Ask Yourself These Questions: 1. What is the aim of the article? In other words, why was the article written? 2. Pick one quotation from the article. Can you explain what the speaker means? 3. How has the scientific community’s understanding of the article’s topic changed over time? 4. How does the article illustrate the importance of its topic? 5. How might science teachers be able to use the article to actively engage their students in learning about the chosen topic? Consider hands-on activities that will convey the importance of the topic. After Reading, Ask Yourself These Questions: 6. Why do scientists often study just one particular problem at a time? (Consider the scientific method here.) 7. How could the information presented in the article benefit people and society? Why should the human population care about the information presented in the article? 8. Computers often have an important role to play in scientific research. How are computers utilized in this particular field of study? In using computers to analyse the article’s topic, what problems do scientists face?

Instructions
Write a brief, three-to-five-page response paper, in which you
1. Explain how the article relates to your Earth Science course.
2. Answer the eight questions below. Include your reflections on scientific inquiry and methods.
3. Support your statements and reasoning with information and examples from the article and your textbook.
Note: Short-answer format will not be accepted.

Questions
Before Reading, Ask Yourself These Questions:
1. What does the article appear to be about?
2. Why might this be an important topic?
During Reading, Ask Yourself These Questions:
1. What is the aim of the article? In other words, why was the article written?
2. Pick one quotation from the article. Can you explain what the speaker means?
3. How has the scientific community’s understanding of the article’s topic changed over time?
4. How does the article illustrate the importance of its topic?
5. How might science teachers be able to use the article to actively engage their students in learning about the chosen topic? Consider hands-on activities that will convey the importance of the topic.
After Reading, Ask Yourself These Questions:
6. Why do scientists often study just one particular problem at a time? (Consider the scientific method here.)
7. How could the information presented in the article benefit people and society? Why should the human population care about the information presented in the article?
8. Computers often have an important role to play in scientific research. How are computers utilized in this particular field of study? In using computers to analyse the article’s topic, what problems do scientists face?

Sample Solution

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