We found 58 resources with the concept carbon emissions
Buses and Biofuels: Sustainable Transportation
4 mins 6th - 10th CCSS: Adaptable
One-third of all carbon emissions comes from transportation in the United States. The third lesson in a 13-part series on Exploring Energy offers ideas on how to reduce emissions from cars, airplanes, large trucks, and more.
13 Misconceptions About Global Warming
7 mins 9th - Higher Ed CCSS: Adaptable
With so much information floating around about global warming, how can we tell what's really going on? Examine the evidence through a video from Veritasium to sift through everything we hear. The narrator presents convincing data when...
DemDebate Secret Video: What the US Promised in Paris
2 mins 6th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
What did the US say we would accomplish to reduce greenhouse gases during the Paris Climate Agreement? Pupils watch a short video, one of two made to debut during the 2016 Democratic Presidential Candidate debate. The video summarizes...
Economic, Environmental, and Social Effects of Biofuels
6 mins 9th - 12th
Analyze the socioeconomic advantages and disadvantages of biofuels. Although generating fuel from living organisms seems to be a good idea, there are many implications to consider. A thorough video lesson helps learners examine these...
Increased Emissions—Climate Change, Lines of Evidence: Chapter 4
5 mins 7th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Earth naturally creates carbon dioxide, so how do we know the atmospheric increase is related to humans? The fourth video in a seven-part series explains the evidence that points to humans as a reason for this increase. The factors that...
How Burning Fossil Fuels Leads to Climate Change
5 mins 9th - 12th
Do our vehicles really contribute to global warming? In part five of an eight-video series, pupils learn the mechanisms by which car emissions turn into greenhouse gases. Through animation, the class sees how the natural greenhouse...
Greenhouse Gas Emissions — Natural and Human Causes
5th - 6th CCSS: Adaptable
What impact do humans have on greenhouse gas emissions? What are the natural causes of these gasses? Thanks to the carbon cycle, carbon dioxide eats away at the earth's atmosphere with the intensified help of humans. Young scientists...
How to Create Cleaner Coal
6 mins 6th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
It's easy to take for granted the the importance of electricity in modern society, and even easier to overlook the environmental cost that is paid for all that energy. Watch as this video explores the detrimental impact burning coal has...
Is Our Climate Headed for a Mathematical Tipping Point?
4 mins 7th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Raising the global temperature by two degrees may not seem like much, but the impact this would have on the planet is amazing. Follow along with this short video as it examines how even a small change to a system can turn its regular,...
Reduce Our Carbon Footprint, Let’s Compost!
4th - 8th CCSS: Adaptable
Roll up your sleeves and get a little dirty with this elementary and middle school compost lesson. All you need is a large plastic container, a couple old newspapers, some organic waste, and a few hundred worms and you're ready to start...