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Title: Carbon Dioxide Calculator PDF
Url: http://esa21.kennesaw.edu/activities/carbon-calc/carbon-calc.pdf
Creator: Pratte, John
Publisher: Kennesaw State University
Description: The amount of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere has been increasing for many decades now, mostly due to the burning of fossil fuels by mankind. In this exercise, students will track their daily activities, and and estimate how much carbon dioxide they are responsible for emitting with the use of an online Personal Greenhouse Gas Calculator developed by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). The calculator sums the carbon dioxide produced by driving, electricity use, and waste disposal, and provides an estimate of annual carbon dioxide emissions. It also allows users to see how changes in lifestyle could reduce carbon dioxide emissions. Links to websites with additional information are also provided.
LC Classification: Agriculture -- Agriculture (General) -- Agricultural meteorology. Crops and climate -- Special topics, A-Z -- Greenhouse effect, Atmospheric
Science -- Microbiology -- Bacteria -- Physiology -- Environmental factors -- By factor, A-Z -- Carbon dioxide
Science -- Natural history. Biology -- Biology (General) -- Ecology -- Influence of special factors in the environment -- Special, A-Z -- Air pollution
Science -- Physics -- Meteorology. Climatology -- Atmospheric chemistry -- Atmospheric carbon dioxide
Science -- Physics -- Meteorology. Climatology -- Atmospheric pollutants
Technology -- Chemical technology -- Chemicals -- Special inorganic chemicals -- Gases -- Special gases, A-Z -- Greenhouse gases
GEM Subject: Science
Health
Science -- Technology
Science -- Physics
Science -- Ecology
Science -- Earth science
Science -- Agriculture
Health -- Environmental health
Key Concept: Ecology
Ecology -- Conservation
Ecology -- Pollution
Ecology -- Sustainability
Ecology -- Carbon dioxide
Ecology -- Climate change
Ecology -- Greenhouse effect
Key Concepts Complete: Yes
Resource Type: Instructional Materials
InteractiveResource (DCMI Type Vocabulary)
Lesson Plans
Format: pdf
Audience: College/University Instructors
Higher Education
Secondary Education
Students
Teachers
Technical School First Cycle
Technical School Second Cycle
University First Cycle
University Second Cycle
Vocational Training
Language: English
Rights: Environmental Science Activity
Access Rights: Free access
Date Of Record Release: 2008-12-12 03:00:02 (W3C-DTF)
Date Last Modified: 2008-12-10 12:41:17 (W3C-DTF)
Source: Environmental Science Activities for the 21st Century
Full Record Views: 195
Resource URL Clicks: 24
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