Jet Propulsion Laboratory, National Aeronautics and Space Administration
Video Length is 1:42 minutes.Learn more about Teaching Climate Literacy and Energy Awareness»
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- Video is fast paced. Consider watching a second time for deeper understanding. Excellent support resource when used in context of a larger concept or climate change lesson plan.
- No instructional support materials are included but if teacher clicks on the 'show more' under the You Tube video, an expanded list of other related resources appear.
- Teachers are encouraged to subscribe to NASA's Earth Minute You Tube channel for other videos.
About the Science
- This short video introduces the idea of global warming through increased CO2 emissions and how this may impact the Earth through climate change.
- Scientific strengths: Outlines sources of CO2 emissions Clearly describes how an increase in CO2 will warm our planet even more.
- Suggestions: This exercise should be tied with an explanation of where fossil fuels come from and perhaps quantify the CO2 rise in recent years.
About the Pedagogy
- Short, simplified video - good for introducing the topic.
- No instructional support materials are included. This is a stand alone learning resource to be used in context with other activities.
- Youtube video format allows for transcripts and subtitles and translation into Spanish.