Carbon links – Primary Schools

Where can you find carbon?
http://www.chem4kids.com/files/elements/006_speak.html
Rader’s Chem4Kids 2013, Carbon: Say It, viewed 2 January 2014

Greenhouse Animations
http://www.epa.vic.gov.au/agc/animations.html
Australian Greenhouse Calculator 2011, Greenhouse Animations, viewed 3 January 2014

Carbon links – Secondary Schools

Earth’s climate system

1. Albedo effect
Albedo infographic explanation:
http://thumbnails.visually.netdna-cdn.com/albedo-effect_5124571a1c371.jpg

2. Uncondensed water vapour
Article (Goreham 2013) asserts that climate change is dominated by water cycle, not carbon dioxide:
http://communities.washingtontimes.com/neighborhood/climatism-watching-climate-science/2013/oct/7/climate-change-dominated-water-cycle-not-carbon-di/
Article (NASA 2008) confirms water vapour as major player in climate change:
http://www.nasa.gov/topics/earth/features/vapor_warming.html
Article (NASA 2004) asks, Will runaway warm water heat the world?: http://earthobservatory.nasa.gov/Features/WaterVapor/water_vapor.php

3. Ocean acid concentrations
Ocean acidification cartoon explanation:
http://www.birdandmoon.com/acidification.html
Ocean acidification video – via Scootle:
http://www.scootle.edu.au/ec/viewing/R11656/index.html

4. Plants absorbing CO2
Article (CSIRO 2007) confirms deforestation plays a critical climate change role:
http://www.csiro.au/news/GlobalCarbonProject-Deforestation

5. Melting permafrost
Sydney Morning Herald article (Darby 2013) reveals faster melting of Antarctic permafrost:
http://www.smh.com.au/environment/climate-change/melting-of-antarctic-permafrost-speeds-up-20130725-2qmrd.html
Article (Lemonick 2013) examines the tipping point on melting permafrost:
http://www.climatecentral.org/news/nearing-a-tipping-point-on-melting-permafrost-15636

6. Stored methane
Australian Academy of Science article (2013) discusses the problem with methane gas:
http://www.science.org.au/nova/118/118key.html