Earth's temperatures are stable because we are surrounded by _________ which allows the right amount of sunlight into the warmth of the Earth
a cloud layer
This layer keeps us "not too hot in the summer" and "not too cold in the winter." Scientist call this the ______ effects
How are humans making greenhouse gases of our own?
Burning fossil fuels in our cars
with large scale argiculture
all of these
Too many greenhouse gases in the atmosphere may be block heat from escaping into space and trap too much heat next to the Earth's surface causing:
Another ice age
Something that might happen because of global warming is
melting polar ice caps
more reflected sunlight off the ice pack
lower sea levels
a sale on bathing suits
Things you can do to help decrease global warming include
Keep your air conditioner on high
Turn off your lights when you're not using them
Keep your freezer door open
Eat more ice cream
How many people in the world are vulnerable to the effects of climate change?
Which of these countries has the highest per capita CO2 emissions?
If the global temperature rises by over 1.5 C what percentage of species will be at risk of extinction?
100 percent, all species will be at risk
15- 20 percent, at least one in six species
0 percent, no species will be at risk
10-15 percent, one in 10 species will be at risk
Which three of the following are fossil fuels?
Which of the following is NOT apart of the greenhouse effect?
What does adapt mean with regard to climate change?
Permit other people to help
Revert or Continue
Modify or change
What must people do to adapt to climate change?
Start riding bikes and walking more
Get rid of winter clothing
Change the way they live and grow food
Stock up on drinking water
What are two things that can affect climate change on earth?
Tilt of the Earth;s axis and volcanic eruption
Earth's orbit around the sun and humidity
Volcanoes and Hurricanes
Tidal changes and hurricanes
How does climate change happen?
Abruptly, from week to week
Quickly over a few years
Slowly over a thousand million years
Evenly with the changing of seasons