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This web page is a module for Grades 6-9 on the processes associated with global climate change.  It contains background information on the carbon cycle, greenhouse gas concentration, and explores how human activity has been linked with increased greenhouse gases.  Included are seven classroom activities with printable student data sheets.
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Thermo & Stat Mech
- First Law
= Heat Transfer
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carbon cycle, carbon dioxide, demonstration, experiment, greenhouse gases, heat, heat transfer, infrared radiation, module, radiation, solar energy, thermal energy, transpiration
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This resource is part of 2 Physics Front Topical Units.


Topic: Heat and Temperature
Unit Title: Environmental Concerns: Global Climate and Greenhouse Effect

A week-long unit on the processes associated with global climate change.  Seven creative classroom activities promote understanding of the carbon cycle, transpiration, and how human activity is impacting the climate of our planet.

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Topic: Heat and Temperature
Unit Title: Environmental Concerns: Global Climate and Greenhouse Effect

A module for 9th grade Physical Science on the processes associated with global climate change.  Includes seven creative classroom activities to promote understanding of the carbon cycle, transpiration, and how human activity is impacting the climate of our planet.

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(University Corporation for Atmospheric Research, Boulder, 2001), WWW Document, (http://www.ucar.edu/learn/1_4_1.htm).
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Cycles of the Earth and Atmosphere: Global Climate Change (University Corporation for Atmospheric Research, Boulder, 2001), <http://www.ucar.edu/learn/1_4_1.htm>.
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Cycles of the Earth and Atmosphere: Global Climate Change. (2007, October 11). Retrieved April 23, 2014, from University Corporation for Atmospheric Research: http://www.ucar.edu/learn/1_4_1.htm
Chicago Format
University Corporation for Atmospheric Research. Cycles of the Earth and Atmosphere: Global Climate Change. Boulder: University Corporation for Atmospheric Research, October 11, 2007. http://www.ucar.edu/learn/1_4_1.htm (accessed 23 April 2014).
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Cycles of the Earth and Atmosphere: Global Climate Change. Boulder: University Corporation for Atmospheric Research, 2001. 11 Oct. 2007. 23 Apr. 2014 <http://www.ucar.edu/learn/1_4_1.htm>.
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@misc{ Title = {Cycles of the Earth and Atmosphere: Global Climate Change}, Publisher = {University Corporation for Atmospheric Research}, Volume = {2014}, Number = {23 April 2014}, Month = {October 11, 2007}, Year = {2001} }
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