The Energy Debate - Global Warming
Students describe what global warming is, what causes global warming and the impact to our world. They study the threat of global warming and its relationship to the use of fossil fuels.
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Global Warming: Facts and Our Future
According to the United Nations, climate change affects every country on the planet. This research project encourages scholars to explore the factors that affect climate change from different perspectives: climate scientist, policy...
7th - 12th Science CCSS: Designed
Air Pollution: The Issue of Global Warming
Here is an outstanding 10-page lesson plan on global warming. Learners discover that there is a lot of controversy surrounding this topic in that the science behind global warming is difficult to prove. The best thing about this plan is...
9th - 12th Science
New Review What Is the "Greenhouse Effect"?
Enough talk about the Greenhouse Effect—let's actually look at it! Junior climatologists engage in a simple thermodynamics experiment on a cold winter's day to examine global warming. The activity simulates rising carbon dioxide levels...
6th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Climate Change: The Debate — A Structured Controversy
There is more carbon dioxide in our atmosphere now than there has been at any point in the last 800,000 years! The last lesson in the series of five allows pairs to show what they have learned by defending the stance on climate change...
7th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
America's Energy Future: MinuteEarth at the Demdebate
Science scholars watch as the recent Democratic presidential nominees respond to an animated video. The video highlights recent natural disasters and long-term changes to our weather patterns, then shows how the candidates planned to...
4 mins 6th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
How Quantum Mechanics Explains Global Warming
What do quantum mechanics and global warming have to do with each other? More than you might think. Surprisingly, this video explains how it's not the energy emitted from the sun that causes the problem, but how the infrared radiation...
5 mins 9th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable