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167 resources with the concept greenhouse gases

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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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The Greenhouse Effect in a Jar

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students 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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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
Students 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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Methane: The "other" Greenhouse Gas

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students study methane gas and its properties.  For this atmosphere lesson students interpret graphs and calculate methane emissions.
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Greenhouse Gases: The Chemistry Behind the Culprits

For Teachers 9th
Ninth graders investigate the effect of different gases in the atmosphere. In this chemistry lesson, 9th graders explain how these gases contribute to global warming. They suggest possible solutions to this growing 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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Gases and Their Properties

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Students simulate the greenhouse effect using a group activity. In this physical science lesson, students discuss the possible effects of greenhouse gases in the environment. They analyze a graph of projected community temperature and...
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Who Left Carbon Footprints in My Greenhouse?

For Teachers 9th - 10th
Young scholars analyze graphs on global carbon dioxide emission. In this environmental science lesson, students explain the role of carbon dioxide levels to global climate change. They examine ways to reduce their own carbon footprints.
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Climate Change

For Teachers 5th - 7th
Students explore what impacts Earth's climate. In this climate lesson, students use Google Earth to research deforestation, ozone depletion, pollution, and greenhouse gases. After researching, students answer comprehension questions.
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Greenhouse Gases

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Middle schoolers access prior knowledge about greenhouse gases. in this greenhouse gases lesson, students read an article for information to understand what greenhouse gases are and how they affect climate. Middle schoolers make diagrams...
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It's the Small Things That Count

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Learners understand that carbon outputs need to be controlled. In this carbon outputs activity, students record carbon outputs for a week and create an action plan to reduce carbon output.
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The Greenhouse Effect and Global Warming

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students explain the greenhouse effect. In this global warming lesson, students participate in an activity where they experience how greenhouses gases work and how they contribute to global warming. Students complete a diagram...
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The Greenhouse Experiment

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students create a town with all the elements to sustain human life. They discuss how the activities of the people in the town may create greenhouse gases. They make a connection between small unrelated activities and their cumulative...
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Barriers to Change: The Myths about Vehicle Idling

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students have the opportunity to confront some of the most common misconceptions that surround vehicle idling, and employ the concept of social marketing to initiate change. The goal is to give students an appreciation of the impact of...
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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 plan, 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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What's the Big Deal?

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Young scholars explore and define methane hydrates and describe ways that it can impact their own lives.  In this methane hydrate lesson students create a molecular model and research methane hydrate. 
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Economics/Emissions

For Teachers 7th - 10th
Learners 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 affect...
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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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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...
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Climate Change

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders read about factors impacting earth's climate. They demonstrate their comprehension by answering questions.