Question Description

EnvironmentalProblems Discussion

Addressescourse outcomes 2 and 3:

·use knowledge of biological principles to ask relevant questionsabout the natural world

·make observations and discriminate between scientific andpseudoscientific explanations

You areassigned to address global warming.Using information at least 3 sources ofinformation (book, magazine, journal, or reputable website), each student willcomplete a brief 1-2 page report (single space) to submit to the EnvironmentalProblems Conference by 11:59 P.M. by18 March. Encyclopedias such asWikipedia only count as one reference. Cite references where appropriatewithin the report. The report will include information on (1) the ecologicalnature of the problem, (2) possible solutions, and (3) list of references.Section (3) bibliography should include author, date, title, and sufficientsource information that would allow me to look it up. Reputable websitesinclude those created by scientific organizations or major news organizations.Avoid commercial websites that are trying to sell something or advocacywebsites that promote one point of view. The report should be in your own wordsand not include cut & paste passages from websites. The EnvironmentalProblems Report should be submitted directly into the conference, single spacedand not as an attachment.

Eachstudent will provide meaningful feedback on a minimum of two topics (other thanassigned report topic) to the environmental problems reports by discussing thepros and cons of the solutions or suggest new solutions. Entries must be morethan simple agreement/ disagreement.

Environmental Problems Discussion Addresses course outcomes 2 and 3:·use knowledge of biological principles to ask relevant questions about the natural world·make observations and discriminate between scientific and pseudoscientific explanationsYou are assigned to address global warming.Using information at least 3 sources of information (book, magazine, journal, or reputable website), each student will complete a brief 1-2 page report (single space) to submit to the Environmental Problems Conference by 11:59 P.M. by18 March. Encyclopedias such as Wikipedia only count as one reference. Cite references where appropriate within the report. The report will include information on (1) the ecological nature of the problem, (2) possible solutions, and (3) list of references. Section (3) bibliography should include author, date, title, and sufficient source information that would allow me to look it up. Reputable websites include those created by scientific organizations or major news organizations. Avoid commercial websites that are trying to sell something or advocacy websites that promote one point of view. The report should be in your own words and not include cut & paste passages from websites. The Environmental Problems Report should be submitted directly into the conference, single spaced and not as an attachment. Each student will provide meaningful feedback on a minimum of two topics (other than assigned report topic) to the environmental problems reports by discussing the pros and cons of the solutions or suggest new solutions. Entries must be more than simple agreement/ disagreement.