Planet Nutshell, Utah Education Network
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About Teaching Climate Literacy
7.3 Environmental quality.
4.1 Humans transfer and transform energy.
5.1 Energy decisions are made at many levels.
6.2 Conserving energy.
6.6 Behavior and design.
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- Best used in conjunction with the other short videos at http://www.planetnutshell.com/climate.
- Use as a prompt to tie into research/design project, probably towards end of a unit on climate change.
About the Science
- Discusses how the leaders of US and China have a special responsibility to address CO2 emissions because those countries are the largest source of these emissions.
- Comment from expert scientist: Puts the focus on carbon emissions reductions. Identifies USA and China as top carbon emitters.
About the Pedagogy
- This is Episode 10 of an 11-part series on climate and climate change.
- A very engaging cartoon format.
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