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  • illustration of a landscaper in a crane, sawing a tree
    Too much carbon dioxide (CO2) in the atmosphere is mostly caused by two things: burning fossil fuels and the loss…

    Balancing Act: Urban Trees and the Carbon Cycle

  • Cover of the Beam Me Down, Scotty article featuring an illustration of a satellite orbiting Earth
    In this study, the scientists wanted to test a method of calculating the amount of carbon stored by plants across…

    Beam Me Down, Scotty: The Use of Airborne and Satellite Technology to Measure Carbon in Hawaiian Forests

  • illustration of the back of a car on a street under a tree
    The scientists in this study wanted to know if cars parked in shady parking lots emit fewer gases than cars parked in…

    Don’t Be So Fuel-ish! How Much Fuel Is Saved When Cars Are Parked in the Shade?

  • tree root diagram
    The scientists in this study wanted to know how rising levels of carbon dioxide in the troposphere might affect the…

    FACELook! Exploring the Relationship Between Carbon, Photosynthesis, and the Roots of Trees

  • PDF Preview of Inquiry 4 from World's Forests 2
    In this inquiry, scientists wanted to know how much carbon is held on Earth by the world’s forests. They also…

    Inquiry 4: What Do the World’s Forests Have To Do With Climate Change?

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    The scientists in this study were interested in trees that live in the Eastern United States. They wanted to explore…

    Moving on Up: The Possible Impact of Climate Change on Forest Habitats

  • Drawing of a pine shoot beetle.
    The pine shoot beetle is an invasive species in the Great Lakes region of the United States. The pine shoot beetle was brought…

    Shoot! Foiled Again! Using Chemicals to Discourage the Pine Shoot Beetle

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    The scientists wanted to know if the information gathered by satellites was as good as the information they would get…

    The GLAS Is Half Full: Satellites and Changing Tropical Forests

  • PDF Preview of Balancing Act Word Search
    Test your science knowledge with a word search.

    Word Search – Balancing Act

  • PDF Preview of Word Search
    Test your knowledge on archeology, biomass, and dendrochronology.

    Word Search – Climate Change

  • PDF Preview of Don't Be Fuel-ish Word Search
    Test your knowledge of climate and weather with a short word search.

    Word Search – Don’t Be So Fuel-ish!