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Year 10 Research Poster on Global warming

Year 10 Research Poster on Global warming
You will be required to complete research to answer each of the 5 sections. Your answers
will be submitted in poster form.
Part 1: What is The Greenhouse Effect?
Write down the definition of Greenhouse effect. You can use a diagram to support your answer.
Part 2: Making Predictions about the Effects of Global Warming
Hypothesize about how the world's climate could change over the next 100 years if humans do
nothing to limit the levels of their greenhouse gas emissions. (50-100 words)
Make predictions about the effects such climate changes could have on humans.
Part 3: Identifying regions of potential change and investigating the impact.
Find one region on earth that is being affected or will potentially be impacted in the coming years
and do a write up on it. Identify what changes are happening, the causes and eventual effects.
Use the search terms; global warming; climate change; greenhouse gasses, areas impacted by global
Friends of the Earth http://www.foe.co.uk/climatechange/index.html
Greenpeace http://www.greenpeace.org/international/campaigns/climate-change
Early Warning Signs http://www.climatehotmap.org/index.html
UK Rivers Network http://www.ukrivers.net/climate.html
Climate Change Australia http://www.climatechange.com.au/
Pew Center on Global Climate Change http://www.pewclimate.org/global-warming-basics
Victorian Government Department of Sustainability and Environment
Bureau of Meteorology http://www.bom.gov.au/climate/change/
Australian Conservation Foundation http://www.acfonline.org.au/default.asp?section_id=6
Human Causes http://geology.com/nasa/human-linked-climate-change.shtml
Part 4: Forming Opinions about Global Warming
Write 2-3 persuasive paragraphs to answer the following questions:
• In your opinion, is global warming an imminent world threat? Why or why not?
Use evidence from around the world (for example the polar vortex in the US or Sydney
experiencing a massive dust storm in 2009 to support your answers.)
Part 5: Exploring Solutions
Research and outline what is currently being done to help combat the effects of Global
Based on your opinion, what actions do you believe should be taken to address the global warming
Oxford text book: 5.7 pages 138-139