A great activity for Earth Day in the middle school, or for teaching climate change in an Earth Science class!
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,
-Find average values,
-Generate Line graphs using data tables,
-Analyze and interpret their line graphs,
-Make a claim about CO2 levels, with supporting evidence
Included in this purchase:
-4-page student worksheet
-Teacher answer key
All data in this assignment is based off of the 2013 IPCC Report, Palaeoclimate Chapter.
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