A great activity for Earth Day in the middle school!
Middle school students often know that CO2 levels on earth are rising, and that there is a lot of concern about how the climate will change as a result of this increase.
However, most students are not aware of the historic and cyclical changes of CO2 here on Earth.
With this activity:
-Students will see the average level of atmosphere CO2 for the past 400 million years
-Students will find average values
-Generate Line graphs using data tables
-Analyze and interpret their line graphs
-Form an opinion about increasing CO2 levels
Included in this purchase:
-3-page student worksheet
-Teacher answer key
All data in this assignment is based off of the 2007 IPCC Workbook I Report, Palaeoclimate Chapter.
Graphing Activity: Palaeoclimate CO2
by Skipper Coates
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