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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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Resource Details

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


Sherry Altman And Bonnie Quackenbush

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Resource Standard Common Core ELA Strand
Reading For Science and Technical Subjects (RST)