Climate Change

Write a 525- to 700-word response including:

  • How scientists learn about past global temperatures and climates.
  • The greenhouse effect.
  • Greenhouse gases and their role in current climate change.
  • One piece of data scientists offer to show that the climate is changing globally (see this NASA website: http://climate.nasa.gov/evidence/ ).
  • Expected impacts of climate change in your area (this EPA website is very helpful: www3.epa.gov/climatechange/impacts/).
  • Cite credible sources for the information you present.

 

 

 

Guidance for Climate Change Response Paper

Notes:

  • The organization and mechanics section of the scoring guide below describe an exemplary paper or presentation.
  • Tip: Good responses cite credible sources when paraphrasing and summarizing information.

 

 

Climate Change Response Paper
Dimension Comments Points Available Points Earned*
Content: 7.00  
The paper is 525 to 700 words long and covers all key elements in a substantive way: Yes No
Explains how scientists learn about past global temperatures and climates.
Explains the greenhouse effect.
Identifies greenhouse gases and their role in current climate change.
Discusses one piece of data that scientists offer to show that the climate is changing globally.
Describes one or more expected impacts of climate change in your area.
Cites credible sources for the information presented in the paper.
     
Organization: 1.50  
Organization Exemplary: * The structure is clear, logical, and easy to follow. * Subsequent sections develop and support the central theme.
Sentences and Transitions Exemplary: * Sentences are strong throughout the paper.
Mechanics: 1.50  
Grammar and Spelling Exemplary: * All words spelled correctly. * No grammar errors. * No capitalization errors.
Format Exemplary: * The paper or presentation, references, and citations alight with APA guidelines and have no format errors. * Format of paper is easy to read. * Student’s name appears on the first page. * Images are appropriate.
Scholarly Tone Exemplary: * The paper avoids clichés, colloquial terms, contractions, and informal phrases.
Percent Quotations in the Summary (if over 10%): 0%    
Subtotals 10.00 0.00
Days Late 0 0.00 0.00
Totals 10.00 0.0
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