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Earth on Fire

Earth on Fire

Earth on Fire belongs to a series of online modules entitled Exploring the Environment. Emphasizing an integrated approach to environmental earth science through problem-based learning, this module asks students to examine global warming through supplying evidence for its existence, identifying its sources, and providing ways to minimize its impact. To accomplish this goal, the site provides five links that lead students to information concerning global warming. These links include information pertaining to the carbon cycle, possible culprits of warming such as greenhouse gasses, solar output, the Earth's orbit, solutions to global warming, connections between global warming and natural disasters, and remote sensing. Various activities for students include a remote sensing analysis of... Show More
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