Apocalyptic Weather Systems in Movies: Science Fact or Science Fiction
This is a media literacy and critical thinking activity in which students analyze a brief clip from the feature film, "The Day After Tomorrow" and a science blog post for conflicting perspectives on the potential impacts of extreme weather events related to global climate change.
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Relevant Subject Area(s)Film/Video Arts, Physical Sciences, Environmental Studies, Sociology, General Media Literacy, Library/Information Literacy
Grade Level(s)Middle School, High School, College
Media Type(s)Feature Film, Webpage
Author(s)Sherry Altman And Bonnie Quackenbush
View StandardsResource Standard Common Core ELA Strand
Reading For Science and Technical Subjects (RST)