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Greenhouse Effect / Ozone

Price: $29.95
Order Number: 711.0014
Format : DVD

This product includes a DVD, CD-ROM (contains additional student activities) and online access to a Teacher’s Guide. The CD-ROM includes a Spanish language soundtrack.

Greenhouse Effect- How does our atmosphere use the energy from the Sun? Host David Heil learns what the greenhouse effect is and how the emission of greenhouse gases affects the environment. David and expert Derrick Pitts discuss the factors that contribute to global warming. Your students learn how carbon dioxide traps heat in the Earth's atmosphere and why scientists are concerned about the effect this could have on Earth's climate.

Concepts: Constancy and change, earth science, environmental studies.

Ozone- What is the "ozone hole" and what is causing it? Expert Dave Robson teaches David Heil what ozone is and where ozone-destroying CFCs come from. They climb up to the ozone layer and see how ozone is destroyed. Students learn what ozone is, what can damage it, and why a hole in the ozone layer is dangerous.

Concepts: Chemistry, constancy and change, meteorology, earth science.

Rights granted with the purchase of DVD include: a) life of media audiovisual use, b) public performance, c) campus or building closed circuit and digital/video-on-demand transmission.

Click here for Teacher’s Guide

Ideal for Grades: 6 - 9
Duration: 30 minutes
Producer: Twin Cities Public Television
Series Order #711

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