Highly relevant site teaches how to construct arguments, defend claims
Pros: Marvelous, free critical-thinking activities; simple setup for teachers; interesting interactive models; covers relevant, current scientific questions.
Cons: Might be challenging to use the curriculum offline.
Bottom Line: Provides a crucial and timely earth science backdrop to lessons on analysis, data, and modeling that are important for all students to grasp.
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