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64 resources with the concept carbon emissions

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Are You an Energy Efficient Consumer?

For Students 7th - 10th
In this energy consumption worksheet, learners use on line resources to explore the energy use by different countries around the world. Students compare the amount of light emitted by different countries and their carbon dioxide...
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Zoo Poo

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Learners use Internet research to determine the amount of carbon dioxide produced per unit energy for biomass and coal. In this alternative energy lesson plan, students research to find out how much energy and carbon dioxide several coal...
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How Cheeseburgers Impact the Oceans

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Middle schoolers study the carbon emissions and carbon footprint associated with cheeseburger production. In this carbon emissions and carbon foot print lesson, students calculate the amount of energy that it takes to make a cheeseburger...
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Climate Change

For Teachers 10th - 11th
Students identify the major sources of greenhouse gas emissions while recognizing links between energy consumption and carbon dioxide emissions. they Review U.S. policy efforts to cooperate internationally to combat climate change.
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Be Considerate of Others

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
Students explore the environment by participating in an outdoors activity. In this nature appreciation instructional activity, students discuss how to minimize their human imprint when experiencing nature. Students conduct a nature walk...
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Reducing Your Carbon Footprint to Help the Environment

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Students examine their environment. In this carbon footprint lesson, students look at how he/she impacts their environment with the waste they create and the energy they use. As a class they read an article and listen to podcasts on how...
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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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The Efficient City

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Middle schoolers research and create a realistic plan for energy efficiency.  In this investigative lesson students answer questions and fill out a worksheet on energy. 
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Plugged in to CO2

For Teachers 6th - 10th
Young scholars use a meter to measure the energy used and carbon produced by electronics and appliances. In this environmental science and technology instructional activity, students use a Kill-A-Watt meter to determine the electricity...
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How The Atmosphere Changed

For Students 9th - 12th
Has Earth's atmosphere always been capable of supporting life? Discover how the air around us has evolved in the first video in a series of seven. Learners watch the amazing transformations that occurred within the atmosphere and the...
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Carbon Clean Up Obstacle Course

For Teachers 4th - 7th
Using hula hoops, bean bags, volleyballs, and boxes, little ones cooperate to simulate a reduction of carbon emissions. There are three different obstacles to compete in, making this a fun team challenge. In addition to carbon clean up,...
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Wedge Game

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Young scholars explore the Carbon Mitigation Initiative by playing the Wedge Game. In this environmental science lesson, students discuss different strategies to reduce carbon emissions. They evaluate their strategies and rate...
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MOBILITY, Traveling Lightly: What’s My Footprint?

For Teachers 5th - 10th
Learners calculate their carbon footprint. For this environmental technology lesson, students listen to a lecture on climate change. Learners brainstorm solutions to reduce environmental impact based on travel options. Students calculate...
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E-Day : The Carbon Cycle

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Four Brits embark upon their own personal cycling tour in order to understand the carbon cycle and how we can live a low-carbon lifestyle. Local food is sought out along with other ways to reduce one's carbon footprint. Encourage your...
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Climate Chaos: Can We Produce Less Carbon Dioxide?

For Teachers 5th - 6th
Students brainstorm ways to reduce the use of fossil fuel. In this environmental lesson, students are asked to think of ways that will reduce carbon dioxide emissions, and thereby the contribution to climate change. The list is written...
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The Cricket and The Plant

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Students examine determine the symbiotic relationship between plants and animals as the find ways to naturally reduce carbon dioxide emissions. They study the carbon cycle. They work with probe and graphing calculator to examine the...