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News Article Commentaries – Guidance

Select a current environmental science news story from a news source. Read the article and

consider the facts and impacts.

Objective:

To provide a critical review of an environmental issue by summarizing the article and

assessing its validity

Format:

One-page Commentary - Must be typed using 1” page margins, single spaced, and 12-point font.

The commentaries (Hard Copy) are due at the beginning of class on the following dates, but may

be submitted any time before the due date in my Mailbox: (5

th

Floor, Engineering Building). Due

Dates:

Article 1 – January 31,2019, Article 2 – March 14, 2019

Commentaries should have two sections and included the required elements as follows:

Section One:

Summarize the article

Clearly identify what is the environmental issue involved

Include the Who, What, Where, When, and Why

Include the date the article was published and the author (a hard copy of the article be

submitted with the assignment)

Section Two:

Discuss the environmental impact on the community and/or society

What are the possible outcomes and/or solutions?

What are the data or scientific facts that supports the article, was it peered reviewed?

What is the Author’s background? Does he show a bias?

How does the article effect your opinion?

Would you recommend this article to others and why?

The two News Articles will make up 10% of the final grade

Article Review Grading Rubric summarized below:

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News Article Commentaries – Guidance Select a current environmental science news story from a news source. Read the article and consider the facts and impacts. Objective: To provide a critical review of an environmental issue by summarizing the article and assessing its validity Format: One-page Commentary - Must be typed using 1” page margins, single spaced, and 12-point font. The commentaries (Hard Copy) are due at the beginning of class on the following dates, but may be submitted any time before the due date in my Mailbox: (5th Floor, Engineering Building). Due Dates: Article 1 – January 31,2019, Article 2 – March 14, 2019 Commentaries should have two sections and included the required elements as follows: Section One: • • • • Summarize the article Clearly identify what is the environmental issue involved Include the Who, What, Where, When, and Why Include the date the article was published and the author (a hard copy of the article be submitted with the assignment) Section Two: • • • • • • Discuss the environmental impact on the community and/or society What are the possible outcomes and/or solutions? What are the data or scientific facts that supports the article, was it peered reviewed? What is the Author’s background? Does he show a bias? How does the article effect your opinion? Would you recommend this article to others and why? The two News Articles will make up 10% of the final grade Article Review Grading Rubric summarized below: Section 1 Article Review Organization Section 2 Article/Author Assessment Grammar Beginning 4 or more required elements missing Ideas are not presented in a clear fashion. Article lacks organization Article review missing 3 or more required elements No proofreading errors impede the sense of the story Developing 3 required elements missing Accomplished 2 required elements missing Exemplary Meeting all of the required elements Ideas are presented but students takes too long coming to the point Article lacks organization Article review missing 2 required elements Ideas are presented but concisely. Article lacks organization The article review is organized in a logical fashion with ideas clearly and concisely stated Article review missing 1 required element Article review meets all the required elements Some Few errors, proofreading mostly correct errors still paper prove to be an annoyance in the reading of the story No errors
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News Article Commentary on Global Warming
Section One
This article has deeply highlighted the effect of human activities on climatic change.
Every activity, which humans undertake has some impact on the environment. For instance, the
Industrial Revolution greatly contributed to the increased carbon concentration in the
atmosphere. According to Mann & Selin (Jan 30, 2019), greenhouse effects are primarily caused
by combustion of fossils fuel for transportation, industries and residential uses, whic...


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