In this Nuffield Foundation resource students begin by reviewing their understanding of the carbon cycle. They investigate the link between human activity and increasing levels of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere and speculate on whether this is causing global warming. They compare the carbon footprints of different activities and suggest how countries could work together to reduce the overall level of emissions. Finally, students are challenged to consider how communities might respond to the need to generate more renewable energy at a local level.

Background information can be found in the Nuffield STEM futures teachers' guide below.

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SuperBrava (not verified)

The powerpoint mentions worksheets but the resources are not in the sidebar (-_-)

SuperBrava (not verified)

... and the videos do not work

Anna Richardson (not verified)


The extra files have now been added to this and other resources in this collection-thank you very much for letting us know about the missing resources!

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