The Modern Atmospheric CO2 Record
Students compare carbon dioxide (CO2) data from the Mauna Loa Observatory , Barrow (Alaska) , and the South Pole over the past 40 years to help them better understand what controls atmospheric (CO2).
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A Simple Model for Atmospheric Carbon Dioxide
In this atmospheric carbon dioxide worksheet, students use two diagrams to solve 6 problems about atmospheric carbon dioxide. One diagram shows the Keeling Curve and the other shows sources of carbon and the natural and anthropogenic...
11th - Higher Ed Math
Major Causes of Carbon Dioxide in the Atmosphere
Students examine the effects of carbon dioxide on the environment. In groups, they research the the usefulness of emissions testing in the state of Florida. To end the activity, they discuss the impact of an increase in greenhouse...
Higher Ed Science
Making SOLID Nitrogen!
Have you ever seen solid nitrogen? Or solid carbon dioxide? Watch as a pair of instructors adjust pressure to allow liquid nitrogen to solidify. After they finish, they put the solid nitrogen in water which produces carbon dioxide gas...
5 mins 9th - Higher Ed Science CCSS: Adaptable
Biofuels and Bioprospecting for Beginners
The use of fossil fuels is contributing to the amount of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere. If we can produce fuels using cellulose-based ethanol, we may be able to remove carbon dioxide in the atmosphere. Scientists are searching for a...
4 mins 9th - Higher Ed Science CCSS: Adaptable