Use the items below that you believe to be true, and then set out to disprove it. It is always a really neat thing to be honest with yourself because you will not learn otherwise. What better way can there be for you to get rid of your own misperceptions than to actually learn something about them? What most students find is that they have believed something only because they have heard someone say it and they never bothered to look it up. Many have also been taught by uninformed and ignorant teachers.
12. The Great Depression was caused by the stock market crash of 1929.
15. The so-called consensus on global warming is settled science.
I am giving you material and guidance to take on number 15, the global warming issue. I am assuming that you are to chose from the issues above and defend a position contrary to it. I am doing so because I have done research on it, both the pros and the cons and I have taken up positions on both sides of the argument. You are supposed to disprove the given position. To do so, you need knowledge of arguments popular within the issue. As such, I am giving you a lengthy material, one ...
The solution is a set of files containing an essay on global warming, an excerpt from the work of Al Gore on the subject and a chart on the phanerozoic era measurement of carbon dioxide. The solution, which takes the position contrary to the presented statement (see long description) aids the student by providing all the necessary information as well as an essay structure that students could adopt or follow to take a position against the assumption that global warming is settled science. The essay is written in APA format with references.