Develop students’ speaking and listening skills with this debate activity

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In this activity, students develop their speaking and listening skills by debating the following statement: ‘The rise in the average global temperature on Earth is the result of human activity’. After carrying out research to find evidence both for and against the statement, students hold a constructive conversation scaffolded by the use of Talk triplets.

Use this activity alongside the Education in Chemistry article, Grounded: Keeping the carbon beneath our feet.