|CO2 and You|
This lesson has students observe and quantify their household and vehicle energy consumption; explain the relationship between energy consumption, energy production, and its influences on the greenhouse effect and global climate change; and suggest adaptation and mitigation strategies as to how he or she could reduce household and vehicle energy consumption in order to minimize carbon dioxide emissions. Students will be involved in analyzing, computation, critical decision making, data collection, prediction, problem solving, and synthesis, and will demonstrate cooperative learning strategies in response to a presentation of basic concepts. The lesson provides detailed instructions as well as background information, transparencies, worksheets, internet access, and publications.
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DLESE Catalog ID: DLESE-000-000-005-434
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