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Carbon Dioxide and Climate Change

Description: 

Students will graph carbon dioxide data from the past 55 years to gain an understanding of the trends we see occurring. They will need to graph, interpret, and correlate the data as they answer questions in this activity.

Learning Targets: 
Students will be able to describe the trends in the amount of carbon dioxide over the past 50 years.
Students will understand how the change in carbon dioxide concentrations affects the world's temperatures.
Students will understand what the main greenhouse gases are and how they increase the earth's temperature.
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Creative Commons Licence
Grade: 
Next Generation and Michigan Science
Next Generation and Michigan Science: