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Fossil Fuels (Part II), The Geology of Oil

For Teachers 8th - 12th
More of a mini-unit than a lesson, these activities lead inquisitors through a survey of oil deposits. In the first part, they read about and view diagrams of sedimentary rock layers that trap oil. Next, they test porosity and...
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The Price of Power

For Teachers 6th - 9th
Explore the current political debate over regulating power plant emissions. Critical thinkers research, formulate, and present arguments regarding selective catalytic reduction systems for coal-burning plants.
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Coco Locomotion

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Technology tutees read a description about coconuts and how they are used to make biodiesel fuel. Note that the link to the article does not work, and the article does not appear to be available online. There are, if you look for one,...
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Pounds of Pollution: What's in the Air and How Bad Is It?

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers create a display of 2-liter bottles which represent the amount of air pollution emitted by a vehicle. They familiarize themselves to terms and concepts involved with car emissions.
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Eating Up Energy

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Students examine the amount of energy that is consumed in different countries and see the global effects. In this energy instructional activity students calculate the amount of CO2 released as a by product and map the impact of its...
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Emission Statement

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students investigate the emission of greenhouse gases by industrialized nations. They present their findings in a simulated international global warming conference. They then whether or not the United States should take part in the...
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Clearing the Air

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students read a New York Times article and investigate a variety of emissions that contribute to global warming. They participate in a mock international summit in which they present recommendations for reversing the global warming trend.
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Biodiesel Combustion and Its Influences in NOx Emissions

For Teachers 10th
Tenth graders evaluate the physical mechanisms that cause a change in NOx emissions. In this combustion instructional activity, 10th graders participate in a research project. Students create a presentation of their findings. 
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Take the One-Tonne Challenge!

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students 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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Local Acts Make Impacts

For Teachers 5th - 9th
Students research and promote one local action to reduce greenhouse gas emissions in their community through an integrated unit project. Students evaluate possible ways to reduce emissions and review major and local contributing factors....
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Weather Patterns and Acid Rain (or What is Chicago's acid rain doing in the Adirondacks?)

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Learners examine a color-coded map of U.S. acid rain precipitation intensity. Using EPA data table and the blank U.S. map, they record state-by-state values for magnitude of emissions and compare areas of emissions to areas with the most...
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The Radium Girls

For Students 7th
In this radium instructional activity, 7th graders determine the substance used to make the dials of watches glow in the early 1900's. Then they explain why radium glows and what the three most common types of emissions from radioactive...
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WorldWatcher Activity: Investigating Population and Carbon Emissions

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students develop a population density visualization chart to begin the lesson. In groups, they use this information to compare to rates of carbon emissions for their country. They identify solutions to the problem and present their...
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Human Activity and Cllimate Change

For Teachers 9th - 10th
Learners perform activities to explore the affect of human activity on climates. They examine graphs of GHG emissions and their increases that are associated with human activity. Using a Global Climate Changing website, students explore...
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Personal Emissions Calculator

For Teachers 5th - 7th
Students complete the personal emissions grid and review information on carbon footprints. Using directions, they create their own emissions calculator and determine how much carbon dioxide they emit in a given period of time. They...
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Possible Causes

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Learners review any materials from two previous lessons on emissions. As a class, they use a graphic organizer to review their stakeholder's hypothesis. They identify possible causes of global warming and discover how to solve this problem.
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Emissions Trading

For Teachers 7th - 10th
Learners produce manufactured good, barter for sales, encounter government officials, make choices about emissions, trade carbon credits and share findings in order to understand how carbon trading could affect industry from an economic...
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The Air We Breathe

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students discover the cuases of pollution. They investigate different pollutants that exist. Stsudents research technologies developed by engineers to reduce the amounts of air pollution. Upon completion of assigned activities,...
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Smog City - Part I

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students apply an interactive smog visualization application, Smog City to see how ozone levels are related to population levels and emissions. They study associated vocabulary and complete a worksheet.
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Acid Rain

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Students write paragraphs and color illustrations about acid rain. They color in where gases come from, where they mix, and where they return. They discuss where acids form in the atmosphere and list manmade sources of gases.