by Robert Krulwich

2012

Welcome to the parent guide for this text! Read below to find out about what your child is reading in class and how you can support him/her at home.

This week in class, we’re reading "Will We ‘Fix’ The Weather? Yes. Should We Fix The Weather? Hmmm" by Robert Krulwich.

NPR science correspondent Robert Krulwich discusses the extraordinary, unsettling possibility that humans will soon be able to regulate the earth’s climate at will.

As we read, we will be discussing the themes of Man vs. Nature and Technology, Progress & Industry as they relate to the text. We are trying to answer these big questions :

"Who's in control: man or nature?" and "What are the costs and benefits of technology?"

Ways to support your child: