Human Activity and Greenhouse Gases

Curriculum support20 mins£3

Key takeaways
A description of the activities that humans undertake that are contributing to the release of greenhouse gases.
An analysis of the different effects of each greenhouse gas
A discussion of how humans are elevating the greenhouse gases far above natural levels and data that confirms this. 
Laura LewisHost: Laura studied at Royal Holloway University of London and the Open University. She is passionate about science communication and has presented talks about Exoplanets at Oxford University and Imperial College London.

We have all heard about the devastating impact humans have had on planet Earth. In this class we will look at the activities that humans are undertaking that add greenhouse gases to the atmosphere. Burning fossil fuels, deforestation and agriculture are all contributing to the concentration of greenhouse gases. We will look at data and graphs to confirm that humans are responsible for this increase. Join Laura in this class to see the facts and interpret the data for yourselves.

Related Classes:
If you found this class interesting, you may like to watch our free Careers Guidance Class 'Becoming a Climate Change Officer' to see how you apply the lessons you've learned in this class to a career. 

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Suitable for:

This class is for students in Years 9-11 or S3-S5 studying Chemistry.

Class requirements:
You will need a laptop or device with internet connection to watch the class, as well as a pen and notepad for taking notes.
What to expect:

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