IPY STEM Polar Connections

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This activity is adapted from the LHS GEMS book, “Global Warming & the Greenhouse Effect” published by the Lawrence Hall of Science at the University of California at Berkeley in 1990


A study of the concentration of carbon dioxide gas in air samples requires an understanding of effective sampling techniques, the use of pH indicators, an understanding of chemical reactions that result on the formation of acidic compounds, and an understanding of the chemical processes that contribute to the composition and characteristics of Earth’s atmosphere.