Planet in Peril by wxv15919

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									Planet in Peril
Thinking critically…
         Part I
   Visit the CNN Planet in Peril website. http://www.cnn.com/SPECIALS/2007/planet.in.peril/
   What are the four main Issues covered?
   You can print this page to write on, you can type directly on this one, or you can create a chart such
    as this one in your own Word document.
   Explain the four issues. Summarize the information in your own words…do not copy/paste or
    plagiarize!
Part II
 What/where are the nine Locations covered?
 You can print this page to write on, you can type directly on this one, or you can create a chart such
   as this one in your own Word document.
 Explain the concerns at each of the nine locations. Summarize the information in your own
   words…do not copy/paste or plagiarize!




Part III
 Not everyone agrees with the assessment of the perils of our planet that you see at this website (and
   the Planet in Peril series on CNN) or with the movie we watched: An Inconvenient Truth.
 It is important to look at other sides of issues and to be critical viewers and thinkers.

   Do a Google search for “Planet in Peril” (use quotes in your search). Read what different websites,
    authors, commentators, etc., have to say about the topic.
   Take some notes below so you are well-prepared for our discussion on Thursday.

Commentator/Website           Comments
Part IV
This two-part series will air on CNN on Tuesday and Wednesday evening from 6:00-8:00. Watch as
much of it as you can. Take some notes and be prepared to discuss it in class on Thursday.

								
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