How to explain global warming to your swim coach

Like me, you may have been wondering how to explain global warming to your swim coach since he’s been complaining about the unusually cold weather this year. You may hear him say something like this:

I am freezing here, why the hell are these scientists saying we have global warming?

Your coach is standing next to you, how to explain global warming to your coach

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Lessons learned from teaching global warming facts

I teach biology at a local community college, and every semester discussions about global warming facts are part of the curriculum.  This year, I decided to supplement my teaching with screening the documentary Before the Flood in the classroom.   I then gave the students an assignment asking them to answer this question:

What did you learn from watching Before the Flood, and state what you will do differently as  a result of what you learned

Here is what I learned from my small classroom experiment about the level of awareness on global warming facts among college students:

Student attitudes about Global Warming facts

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