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Lesson Plan: Greenhouse Gases & Aerosols

Activity Type: Lesson Plans / Curriculum |
Audience: Students, Teachers |
Grades: 5-8
Learning Time: 45 minutes

This lesson plan educates students about the various greenhouse gases and aerosols occurring naturally within Earth’s atmosphere. The Joint Polar Satellite System (JPSS), a collaborative effort between NOAA and NASA, monitors these greenhouse gases and aerosols in order to provide the Nation with accurate weather forecasts, hurricane warnings, ozone layer health, and much more!

Included is an activity to construct the different greenhouse gas and aerosol molecules.

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