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Climate and Carbon Dioxide: Analyzing Their Relationship DLESE Reviewed Collection
Through this activity, students learn about atmospheric carbon dioxide and its role in the greenhouse effect. They can identify the leading producers of carbon dioxide emissions and read about the global climate conference that was held in Kyoto, Japan, in 1997 to set international limits on these emissions. The material provides information to increase students' understanding of the implications and processes of possible changes in the world's climate.
Intended for grade levels:
  • High (9-12)
Type of resource:
  • For the classroom:
    • Classroom activity
    • Lesson plan
  • Atmospheric science
  • Chemistry
  • Climatology
  • Environmental science
Technical requirements:
No specific technical requirements, just a browser required
Cost / Copyright:
No cost
2004 National Geographic Society. All rights reserved.
DLESE Catalog ID: DWEL-000-000-000-409
Educational standards:
  • National Science Education Standards (NSES):
    • 9-12:
      • F - Science in personal / social perspectives:
        • Environmental quality
        • Natural and human-induced hazards
  • National Geography Standards:
    • Physical systems:
      • The physical processes that shape the patterns of Earth's surface
Related resources:
This resource is part of 'National Geographic Xpeditions Atlas'
Resource contact / Creator / Publisher:
Publisher: Lara Suziedelis Bogle
National Geographic Xpeditions