Planet Nutshell, Utah Education Network
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About Teaching Climate Literacy
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7.4 Fossil fuel supplies are limited.
Energy affects quality of life .
4.1 Humans transfer and transform energy.
Various sources of energy are used to power human activities .
5.1 Energy decisions are made at many levels.
5.6 Environmental factors.
Energy decisions are influenced by several factors.
6.2 Conserving energy.
Human use of energy.
2.6 Greenhouse gases affect energy flow.
Physical processes on Earth are the result of energy flow .
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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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