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300 resources with the concept carbon dioxide

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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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How Physics Saved Two Million Premature Babies

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Physics ... saving lives, one equation at a time! Learners discover the sad truth about premature babies and respiratory distress syndrome, which claimed millions of lives before scientists could understand its cause. Physics, and the...
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Five Physics Experiments for the Holidays!

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Some times of the year seem too busy for physics experiments. Fear not; a video explains five fast experiments using household materials. From creating CO2 to messing with static electricity, scholars enjoy playing with science. Besides,...
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Catalytic Converters

For Students 9th - 12th
Investigate the chemistry implemented in cars that keep our air safe. Scholars learn the role of the catalytic converter in changing dangerous gases to harmless byproducts. The video instructor discusses the specific chemical reactions...
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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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Are You Lightest In The Morning?

For Students 6th - 12th
Does the time of day affect your body weight? If so, how? The narrator conducts an experiment to determine when the human body is its lightest. Viewers see interesting, and often amusing, theories from on-the-spot interviews and watch as...
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Where Do Trees Get Their Mass From?

For Students 6th - 12th
From stately oaks to towering pines, trees are the largest members of the plant kingdom that most people see. But how do trees get so big? Find out where the mass of a tree comes from with a short video. The narrator presents the topic...
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Covalent Bonding of Carbon Dioxide

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
How does a polar molecule, H2O, compare with a nonpolar molecule, CO2? Young chemists learn the similarities and differences between their covalent bonds and properties. They practice applying prior knowledge in a new way to reinforce...
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Carboxylic Acids and Esters

For Students 10th - Higher Ed
What do ants, wine, and rhubarb have in common? They all contain carboxylic acids! Introduce your organic chemistry class to this common class of useful molecules with a brief video. The narrator also discusses uses of carboxylic acids,...
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Making Alcohols

For Students 10th - Higher Ed
How do you turn hydrocarbons into alcohols? Show your chemistry class the basics of ethanol production in a short, narrated video. It compares and contrasts the industrial process of ethene cracking with the ages-old fermentation...
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Increased Emissions—Climate Change, Lines of Evidence: Chapter 4

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
Earth naturally creates carbon dioxide, so how do we know the atmospheric increase is related to humans? The fourth video in a seven-part series explains the evidence that points to humans as a reason for this increase. The factors that...
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CO2 and Temperature

For Students 7th - 12th Standards
Scientists can model global surface temperature with and without considering human emissions, but does do these factors really make a difference? Two interactive graphs demonstrate some factors that affect climate change. The first graph...
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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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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...
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Green Chemistry - Principle 1

For Students 9th - 12th
How can chemical products be made in a less wasteful manner? Part one of a series of 12 videos discusses the principles of green chemistry and shows pupils how polystyrene manufacturers have stepped up to the challenge world-wide. Rather...
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Global Warming - Evaluating the Evidence

For Students 9th - 12th
It's getting hot in here! Evidence of global warming is all around us, as shown in part four of a series of eight videos about global warming and the carbon cycle. High school environmentalists get to examine the facts for themselves in...
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Greenhouse Effect

For Teachers 5th - 11th Standards
A greenhouse provides additional warmth and protection to the plants inside, but what if the greenhouse gets too hot? Pupils discuss and experiment with the difference between natural and anthropogenic greenhouse effect. They measure the...
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Molar Volumes of Gases

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
In the United States, motor vehicles cause around 75 percent of the carbon monoxide pollution, but how do we measure this pollution? The 21st video in a series of 30 discusses what we mean by molar volumes of gases. It covers why we need...
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Off Base

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
How does carbon dioxide affect the world's oceans? The final installment in a series of six lessons has pupils research ocean acidification, then conduct an experiment to witness the delicate balance that exists in our seas. Materials...
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Transforming Water Into Acid ... And Back

For Teachers 5th - 11th
Greenhouse gases affect marine wildlife in life-threatening ways. Through experimentation, your classes explore the acidification of water from the main greenhouse gas carbon dioxide. As they introduce carbon dioxide to water, a pH...
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Ocean Acidification

For Teachers 5th - 11th
Learn the science behind ocean acidification and its effects on ocean wildlife. Young scientists conduct a laboratory investigation that monitors the acidity level of water. While burning a candle, learners capture the carbon dioxide in...
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Your Family’s Carbon Footprint

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
A big contributor to greenhouse gas emissions is livestock, so the less meat you eat, the lower your carbon footprint! During lesson four in the series of five, learners calculate their and their families' carbon footprint using the...