Starter 31: US/China Deal
Essential Question: How does each party define the problem of climate change, and how does that definition shape the solutions they support?
Objective: To understand how our party defines the problem, and what solutions are being proposed.
Framing: Today we’re going to transition from background knowledge and context to looking at different solutions being proposed to fix climate change. Today combined with tomorrow’s in-depth article study is going to get us ready for the party caucus and legislation brainstorm on Friday. Remember, the goal by the end of this week is to have concrete ideas for legislation, and a solid understanding of your senator and party positions.
Years of Living Dangerously: Part 6 (50 min)
Watch, and take notes in your Climate Change packet. Discuss and debrief.
Partner with another senator from your party. Go to your party’s political platform. For Democrats, use Ctrl F to search “climate change.” You’ll see there are two main chunks- read them! For Republicans, go straight to the section titled “America’s Natural Resources.” Read it! Use the Platform Study handout linked on my Docs page to organize your notes
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