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3. Information on this page MUST be your own work and not copied from books, articles, websites or any other sources of information.
4. Make sure you give examples and specific information as evidence to support your ideas.
5. Reference any sources of information including websites AND hyperlink back to sites where you have gained information from. This is not a competition to see who write the most. We are looking for your ability to collaborate on and summerise the global issue. Again - use hyperlinks to external sites that help explain information in more depth.


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Global Issue

1. Brief description of the issue.
- Write THREE questions starting with "What if.....?" about "your global isse."
What if Antartica never exsisted.
What if all the ice on Antartica melted.
What if Antartica had been pollouted by all the reseachers that reseach in Antartica.

- Brainstorm and explain why the world should care about this issue.
•We should care about this issue because there are many animals that live in Antartica and we don't want to hurt them or be any harm to them.

2. Why do you consider this a global issue? (Who does it affect? Where is it occurring? What proportion of the world is affected or will be affected in the future?)
•We should also take this global issue into consideration because most of the worlds water comes from Antartica and if it gets polluted what will everyone drink.

3. What are some of the different opinions/perspectives on the issue? (Give examples, evidence and pictures to support your answers above)
SCIENTIST: This group uses Antartica to research many features of Antratica for example the earths atmosphere including the ozone layer, the human impact on antertica and the geologey of the land in Antartica. This has a positive impact on Antartica for the consevation of Antartica in the future but all things have to have a negative impact in this situation the scientist may leave rubbish behind at their bases and animals may be getting hurt.
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4. Why are there different opinion/perspectives on the issue? (Give examples, evidence and pictures to support your answers above)

Because everyone uses Antartica for different reasons.
for example the scientist and the whalers and the sealers. everyone is for some reasons and againts some reasons.

5. What are your individual opinions on the issue? (each group memeber comments about this)

i think that people use Antartica for good reasons and bad reasons. i think that the scientist are using it for good reasons but i think that teh whalers and sealers are using it for reasons that are not appropriate.

6. What are some of the solutions to solve this global issue?

7. Who should carry out the solution(s)?

8. Imagine your group is in charge of deciding what the world should do about the issue. Brainstorm the ways that you would solve your global issue. Justify your choice. (You will need to work together on this)