Wednesday, February 3rd: The Greenhouse Effect and Global Warming

WARM-UP: Check your carbon facts at https://docs.google.com/document/d/1IT-8VcbshuQa_2tCaZ5MntsM9Biwxv1EtqQH33SXABw/edit?usp=sharing

WORKSHEET RESOURCES:

  1. Use your worksheets (gold-showing the process of oil and coal formation).
  2. Other infö. in your 3-ring binder AND your journal.
  3. These links:
    1. What IS carbon? http://www.chem4kids.com/files/elements/006_speak.html
    2. What is the big deal with carbon? http://climatekids.nasa.gov/carbon/

WHAT IS GLOBAL WARNING AND CLIMATE CHANGE?

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A Student’s Guide to Global Climate Change- http://www3.epa.gov/climatechange/kids/index.html

The Greenhouse Effect and Global Warming- simply put- http://envis.tropmet.res.in/kidscorner/greenhouse.htm

NASA’s Climate Kids- http://climatekids.nasa.gov

APPS

CLIMATE CHANGE

CARBON FOOTPRINT

SIMULATION

  • Offset-Take matters into your own hands and help cut back on carbon emissions to slow the pace of global warming. Part pong, part resource-management, and 100% retro, this game is challenging, exciting, and educational. Players learn how the global carbon cycle works, about different sources of carbon, and about the ways alternative energy and reforestation can help offset those sources. https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/offset/id895952566?mt=8
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