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Science Middle School

Clearing Carbon From Our Air

Carbon can be found in just about everything on earth, including proteins, DNA, and fats. Scientists around the world are working together to measure carbon dioxide in our atmosphere and oceans. This public radio story introduces us to a scientist who is passionate about the global climate crisis. The story challenges students’ math skills and gets them thinking about their carbon footprint.

Atmosphere Climate Change Environment Human Impacts Earth and Space Science

Story Length: 8:21

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Ocean Gazing

AIR DATE: 10/16/2009

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