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The Carbon Almanac

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Climate change: Fossil fuels & greenhouse gases

Fossil fuels and greenhouse gases are important components to the discussion around climate change. Complete the activity to learn more. 1. First, click this link https://thecarbonalmanac.org/wp-content/uploads/2022/06/GenC_ebook.pdf and read pages 11-19 of the ebook "Generation Carbon: It's time to start" 2. Next, click the add button to start a new submission. 3. Use the drawing tool to illustrate 3 ways people release carbon in their everyday lives. 4. Next, think about these examples - brainstorm a creative solution for how we can reduce emissions in each example. 5. Tap the mic and explain your illustration, then discuss your potential solutions. 6. Click check button when you're ready to submit your work (you can use the draft button to save a draft).

5th Grade, 4th Grade, 3rd Grade, Science, STEAM, Art
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This activity is designed to get students to understand carbon emissions and begin brainstorming creative solutions. Materials are from The Carbon Alamanac's free Kid's edition. For more free climate change teaching resources, see the resources below: - To learn more about The Carbon Almanac visit: https://thecarbonalmanac.org/ - To learn more about the free kids ebook visit: https://thecarbonalmanac.org/kids - To learn more about the free educator's guide (featuring full lesson plans) visit: https://thecarbonalmanac.org/177/