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171 resources with the concept greenhouse gases

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The Last Time the Globe Warmed

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Global warming ... greenhouse gases ... climate change ... sounds familiar, right? What about palm trees in Wyoming, or swimming in the sea near Antarctica? Science scholars discover the unbearable conditions Earth experienced during its...
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How Do Long and Short EM Waves Interact with the Earth's Atmosphere?

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Things are about to heat up in your classroom! A kinesthetic lesson asks learners to play the part of the gases in the earth's atmosphere and interact with the sun's radiation. The focus is to learn the impact of the increasing...
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What Makes a Gas, a Greenhouse Gas?—The Carbon Dioxide Dance

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Investigate a heated topic in environmental science. Scholars team up to play the parts of gas molecules in the atmosphere. As the teacher moves about, acting as the electromagnetic wave, learners react as their molecules would to the...
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What Is the "Greenhouse Effect"?

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
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...
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That Time Oxygen Almost Killed Everything

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Oxygen keeps us alive, but did you ever consider how Earth found the right balance? Eons produced this video as part of a larger series that explores when Earth contained very little oxygen and green oceans ruled the planet. Viewers see...
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The Future of Fake Meat

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Fake nails are one thing ... but fake meat? Agricultural scholars explain how they can fake steak in an engaging video from the American Chemical Society's Reactions playlist. The narrator sets the stage by discussing the amount of...
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The Hidden Perils of Permafrost

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Hidden bacteria have been trapped in the permafrost of our northernmost climates. An intriguing video explores climate change and its effects on the melting permafrost. Learners discover possible impacts these bacteria can have on the...
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It's a Gassy World!

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
How much does your class know about the relationship between climate change and carbon dioxide? Science scholars explore the nature of greenhouse gases and rising ocean temperature through demonstrations, research, and experiments. The...
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DemDebate Secret Video: What the US Promised in Paris

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
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...
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America's Energy Future: MinuteEarth at the Demdebate

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
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...
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Climate Change: The View From MinuteEarth

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
How does climate change look from where you're sitting? See the view from around the world in an animated video. The writers from Minute Earth share how changing conditions are impacting the economy, health, and well-being of their...
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How Do Greenhouse Gases Actually Work?

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Why does the temperature on the moon get so much hotter and colder than the temperature on the earth? The video answers this question and many more. It incorporates a discussion of the importance of atmosphere and how greenhouse gases...
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400 Parts in a Million: The World's Biggest Experiment

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Carbon dioxide makes up an incredibly small percentage of our atmosphere, so why is it so important? The video explains that humans passed the 400 parts per million mark in 2013. It highlights the causes of the increase and our...
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STEM Camp—Urban Infrastructure

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Build a bridge to learning in a STEM-aligned unit about urban infrastructure. Young engineers explore the many aspects of civil planning and design in a five-day unit. Content includes the challenging aspects of balancing building with...
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Coal, Oil and Gas Hydrocarbons

For Students 10th - Higher Ed
Where do the hydrocarbons we use for energy come from? Science scholars learn the origins of our fossil fuels in a short video. The animated video includes information on how fossil fuels formed, their uses, and how a number of useful...
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How Much Warming?—Climate Change, Lines of Evidence: Chapter 5

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
In the past century, the global temperature has climbed 10 times faster than the average rate of Ice Age recovery warming. The fifth video in a series of seven on factors that affect climate change discusses just how much global warming...
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Greenhouse Gases—Climate Change, Lines of Evidence: Chapter 3

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
Greenhouse gases prevent the earth from freezing over, so how do they cause global warming? The third installment in a seven-part series explains what greenhouse gases are, how they help us, and why they are important. It links an...
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What Is The Natural Greenhouse Effect?

For Students 9th - 12th
The Greenhouse Effect is a big part of why Earth is able to sustain life. But, how much is too much? In part two of an eight-part series about the carbon cycle, environmental scholars learn how the natural Greenhouse Effect keeps us warm...
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What is the Greenhouse Effect?

For Students 7th - 12th Standards
The greenhouse effect warms up earth enough so it can support life, but if it heats up too much, life won't be able to survive. An interactive presentation covers the greenhouse effect, the carbon cycle, climate forcing, and climate...
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How Burning Fossil Fuels Leads to Climate Change

For Students 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...
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Global Warming - Effects on the Environment

For Students 9th - 12th
Is Earth becoming too hot to handle? The third installment in a series of eight videos about global warming and the carbon cycle describes the changes to Earth's natural balance as a result of rising average temperatures. Young...
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Effect on Health of Air Pollutants

For Students 9th - 12th
Is air making us sick? How exactly does air pollution contribute to illness across the world? Part five in a series of seven about the atmosphere addresses these questions and many others. This is a perfect resource to show during your...
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The Ozone Layer: The 'Hole' - Part 2

For Students 9th - 12th
Introduce your class to the "hole" truth! Part four of the 7-part series about Earth's atmosphere gives learners the facts about the depletion of our ozone layer. Simply animated and concisely narrated, the video leads viewers from the...
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Green Chemistry - Principle 4

For Students 9th - 12th
How can we reduce carbon emissions and make safer solvents, all at the same time? Part four in a 12-installment green chemistry series demonstrates how chemists have traded in their hazardous go-to solvents and begun using safe...