The Use of a Mock Environment Summit to Support Learning about Global Climate Change
Catherine Gautier, Stacy Rebich January 2005 Journal of Geoscience Education Volume 53, Number 1, p 5-16

This paper describes a course that addresses the human aspects of global change through the development and negotiation of an international environmental agreement. Students play the roles of country representatives and participate in activities such as writings, class discussions, presentations and negotiations. Rubrics developed for each activity are used both to assess student learning and to communicate feedback to students about their work.


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Subject: Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climate Change:Public policy , Education, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climate Change, Environmental Science:Policy:Global Policy, Environmental Science, :Global Change and Climate:Climate Change:Public policy
Resource Type: Pedagogic Resources:Research Results, Course Information, Pedagogic Resources, Journal Article
Environmental Policy: Global Policy
Research on Learning: Instructional Design:Inquiry-Based Learning, Affective Domain:Teaching Controversial TopicsKeywords: affective domain, role playing