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Grade 6-8

Human Impacts: The Greenhouse Effect

by Ariella F. | Science

Learning Standards: MS.ESS3.3 MS.ESS3.3;
5 Lessons 8:48
  1. 1. What are greenhouse gases and the greenhouse effect? 1:34
  2. 2. Carbon Dioxide as a Greenhouse Gas 0:44
  3. 3. The Effects of Increased CO2 1:03
  4. 4. Visually understand global warming 3:04
  5. 5. Reducing your carbon footprint. 2:23

Grade 6-8


NGSS Standards

About the course

"Curious about how to calculate your own carbon footprint? Learn how the greenhouse effect is becoming more and more dangerous and how you can help fix it! Use science to cultivate informed opinions and brainstorm effective solutions.

Examine troublesome environmental issues stemming from the greenhouse effect, carbon emissions, and surface mining."


The Greenhouse Effect

Course overview


What are greenhouse gases and the greenhouse effect?

Students will understand what greenhouse gases are.


Carbon Dioxide as a Greenhouse Gas

Students will understand how the previous course relates to the current one.


The Effects of Increased CO2

Students will understand why too much CO2 is dangerous.


Visually understand global warming

Students will better understand the impact of the greenhouse effect and relate it to global warming.


Reducing your carbon footprint.

Students will understand how to calculate their own carbon footprint and learn how to reduce it.

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  • carbon
  • carbon footprint
  • Climate
  • Crisis
  • global warming
  • greenhouse gases

Recommended Materials

2 jars with lids,thermometer, water, saran wrap, ice


Ariella is finishing up her senior year at Barnard where she will graduate with a BA in Economics. She has been tutoring for 6 years and works with students ranging in age from 6-20. While Ariella specializes in Economics, she has a strong sense of numbers and also tutors students in math. She has been tutoring with Gooroo since November 2019 and has taught Gooroo Live and Gooroo Courses in STEM topics as a result of her comprehensive liberal arts education.

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