People Changing the Atmosphere Lab
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Students examine ways to reduce the greenhouse effect. Students keep a "CO2 Journal" to help establish a connection between their own behavior and its impact on global warming as well as discover ways to reduce global warming.
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Climate Change Around the World
It is unknown if cloud cover increases in response to carbon dioxide levels changing, helping climate change slow down, or if cloud cover decreases, allowing Earth to warm faster. Part four in the series of five lessons has classes...
7th - 9th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Is Climate Change Just a Lot of Hot Air?
While scientists seem to agree about global warming, is it just related to increases in air temperature? The video explains that global warming is related to ground temperature, air temperature, and, most of all, ocean temperature. It...
2 mins 6th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Changing Planet: Black Carbon - a Dusty Situation
Introduce your young meteorologists to black carbon produced by the burning of fossil fuels by showing the video, "Changing Planet: Black Carbon." Viewers discover that deposition of this carbon on polar ice impacts the absorption of...
6th - 9th Science
If Molecules Were People...
By watching this droll and delightful animation, physical scientists consider what happens when molecules collide. In this film, however, parodic people bump into each other, exchanging limbs in the process, just as molecules might trade...
3 mins 7th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable