Students will be given a selection of different articles from the past year of Science Magazine. Each guild will decide their position for decreasing the environmental changes occurring in the world.
Blogs must be co-written by every individual in the guild and while opinion positions are part of the assignment position statements must be supported by facts and properly referenced garnered from the selected articles and at least three other sources that are valid, appropriate science resources. (No Wikipedia!!)
1. Each guild will be given several articles on current environmental investigations from around the world.
2. The guild will decide will decide what position they will take on the issue and do further research using appropriate scientific resources, which are from the past twelve months. These additional resources must include a minimum of three from the outside and four from the articles provided.
3. The resources used must be properly referenced and listed at the end of the blog post.
4. Each member of the guild must respond to a main blog from a different guild either supporting or refuting the opinion of the blog post.
A. Each member of the guild must post a portion of the main opinion blog.
B. Each member must post a response to a different guild’s blog (there are five guilds and no more than five people in a guild.) You may collaborate to write your posts and you are receiving a collaboration grade for your work as a team and in supporting each other in the writing and research processes.