Overview


Humans are creative. They try to solve problems in original ways. For example, some scientists are thinking of ways to decrease the amount of greenhouse gases in the air. Other scientists are thinking of ways to limit the amount of sun that reaches Earth so that the Earth won’t get so warm. Like most ideas, there are pros (good

Lesson
Arctic
Less than a week
Middle School and Up
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Overview


Textbooks say that carbon dioxide is a greenhouse gas and can make earth's climate hotter. Try this lab to see if carbon dioxide gas can really act like a greenhouse.

Objectives


Students should be able to make a hypothesis, perform an experiment, analyze data and write a conclusion based on the evidence from their experiment.

Lesson Preparation


The teacher

Lesson
Arctic
Less than a week
Middle School and Up
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PolarConnect event with PolarTREC Teacher Kevin McMahon and researcher Mike Bergin and the rest of the team working at Summit Station, Greenland.