Background (5 pts) Provide a brief summary of the issue. Make sure to include background information about climate change. Make sure to use at least one reference in APA format. Claim (5 pts) Provide a clear and concise claim regarding your inquiry (1-2 sentences). Your claim should address the guiding questions provided in the Powerpoint. This claim should be developed from a review of all of the evidence. Evidence (Results) (40 pts) Support your claim with actual evidence. Be sure that all evidence directly supports the claim and that enough information is provided to illustrate the relationship. Assure that the quality and quantity of your evidence is high. Include the graphs, tables, or other figures used to support your claim – make sure to label these clearly so the reader can easily find them to refer to. Reasoning (Analysis & Conclusion) (40 pts) Provide a clear and thorough justification for establishing the claim from the various evidence listed. The justification needs to be logical and detailed. Explain any anomalous or inconclusive data that does not support the claim. Make sure to refer to all graphs and tables that help to support your claim.
Make sure to include at least one reference to support your reasoning. Must be different from the one in the background section (can use class Power point and course text). References (5 pts) You must use at least 2 references (No Wikipedia). References are appropriately cited in the text using APA formatting. A complete reference list is provided at the end of the paper using APA formatting. All references are cited in the text of the paper. Formatting and Grammar (5 pts) Include title of the scientific explanation, your name, Q200 section, and date submitted at the top of the first page Use 12pt., Times New Roman, 1-inch page margins, 1.5 spaced, and appropriate headings throughout. Proofread your report to check for grammar, punctuation, and spelling errors prior to submission.