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173 resources with the concept greenhouse gases

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Global Climate Change

For Teachers 2nd
Second graders investigate the effect of melting glaciers to sea level. In this earth science lesson, 2nd graders simulate the process in the lab by conducting an experiment using ice cubes and clay. They explain the consequences of...
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Energy Awareness Quiz

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students examine and become aware of critical energy issues.  In this energy awareness lesson plan students complete an activity sheet and quiz. 
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What are the Challenges?

For Teachers Pre-K - 6th
Students discuss energy. For this energy challenges lesson, students read about greenhouse gas emissions and global climate change. Comprehension questions from the reading are provided. 
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Life After Trash

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students explain how recycling cuts down on greenhouse gases, and explore the consequences of global warming.  In this global warming lesson students divide into teams and create a useful product made out of recyclable items.
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Carbon Footprint Estimator

For Teachers K - 5th
Students discover what a Carbon Footprint represents. In this sustainable lifestyle lesson, students determine their Carbon Footprint as an individual and as a class. Students use a the Internet to calculate how many earths it would take...
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What's the Big Deal?

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Learners explore and define methane hydrates and describe ways that it can impact their own lives.  In this methane hydrate activity students create a molecular model and research methane hydrate. 
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Greenhouse Effect

For Teachers 6th - 10th
Students compare the heat absorbing properties of greenhouse gases. In this global warming lesson, students view a video and write an essay about global warming. They use a lamp and bottles of greenhouse gases to compare the heat...
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Introducing Climate Change: Past, Present, and Future

For Teachers 5th - 10th
Students view an Internet animation and discuss sustainable development. In this climate change lesson, students view a web animation. They use an individual and group discussion format to explore the concept of sustainable development.
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Energetic Citizenship

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students analyze how to use less energy. In this energy conservation lesson, students discuss fluorescent and incandescent light bulbs and experiment to examine the energy of both sources using thermometers. Students complete the Wattage...
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Going Carbon Neutral

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Middle schoolers read an ocean news article titled, "Going Carbon Neutral," provided in the lesson through a link. Students develop definitions to any words not understood, and "Think, Pair, Share" about their personal sources of...
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The Greenhouse Effect in a Jar

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Young scholars conduct a climate experiment. In this climate change lesson, students explore the greenhouse effect and how it is affecting life on earth.
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Climate Change and the EU

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders investigate solutions for a cleaner environment. In this environmental protection lesson, 6th graders discuss and list the key issues surrounding the environment. Students read and take notes on climate change, greenhouse...
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Take the One-Tonne Challenge!

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Young scholars explore about the One-Tonne Challenge, and work out how they could reduce their greenhouse gas emissions (GHGs) by one tonne, through individual actions and by influencing other people. Students use a GHG emission table to...
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Economics/Emissions

For Teachers 7th - 10th
Young scholars produce manufactured good, monitor energy consumption, encounter international government regulations, make choices about emissions and energy, and share findings in order to understand how international commerce could...
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Science: Evidence for Global Warming

For Teachers 9th - 10th
Students examine the evidence for global warming and its causes. They analyze mean temperature data of a location for two twenty-year time periods (1891-1910 and 1981-2001). Students also assess atmospheric CO2 concentrations and graph...
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The Role of the Atmosphere and Greenhouse Effect in Determining the Surface Temperature of the Earth

For Teachers 10th - 11th
Students complete research and solve problems that show the factors that determine the temperature of the earth's surface including the effect of greenhouse gases. They look at the relationships between solar energy, atmosphere, and how...
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What Can I Do About Global Environmental Change?

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Pupils complete a unit to evaluate their impact on the environment and greenhouse gas emissions. They conduct Internet research, develop a list of their electrical and energy use, calculate their share of greenhouse gases, and identify...
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Greenhouse Gases Exposed

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Students explore the relationship between greenhouse gases and global warming. Carbon dioxide is studied as a contributor to the problem.
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Losing An Island

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Students examine carbon dioxide and determine the impact of greenhouse gases on the earths spheres.  In this pollution lesson students complete a lab activity to see the impact of gases on the environment, 
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Earth's Atmosphere

For Students 7th - 10th
In this atmosphere worksheet, learners review what gases trap heat energy in the Earth's atmosphere and what causes the three main climate zones on Earth. This worksheet has 4 fill in the blank and 6 short answer questions.
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Diurnal Temperature Changes and Water Vapor Content

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Students determine how much moisture in the air affects the diurnal temperature range. They investigate to determine the different climatological regimes of both the Southern Plains and the world. and greenhouse gases effect the earth's...
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Environment: Climate Change

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students explore climate change and the greenhouse effect. Using provided definitions, they assess local weather conditions and analyze long term climatic data for their areas. Once they explore the concept of and connection between...
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Secret Agents of Dissolved Oxygen

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Students determine the changes in different types of water in a sealed container over time. They investigate how to measure dissolved oxygen, temperature, and carbon dioxide with calculator or computer probe-ware. Students determine the...
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Calculating Your Travel GHGs

For Teachers 5th - 10th
Students calculate the amount of greenhouse gases they produce in a given day. Using an equation, they determine the emissions for different sized vehicles and calculate the amount resulting from a family vacation. They create a class...