HES Lesson 3 Overview


Students examine the relationship between atmospheric CO2 and atmospheric temperature rise.

Guiding Question

How are changes in global temperatures, sea levels, Arctic sea ice, and atmospheric CO2 connected?

Activities in this Lesson

  • Activity 3.1 Millions of Flasks of Air (25 minutes)
  • Activity 3.2 The Greenhouse Effect Reading & Simulation (20 minutes)
  • Activity 3.3 Relationships between Earth Systems (40 minutes)

Unit Map

Ecosystems Unit Map