Lesson Plan

Grades 9-12

Methane Matters

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25 minutes (Part 1); 1-2 hours research and PowerPoint design (Part 2)

SUBJECTS: Math, Science

TOPICS: Climate Change

Resource Overview

Through graphing and guided questioning students examine the cause and effect relationship between human activities and methane production. They then research and prepare presentations on methane mitigation projects.

Students will be able to:
  • Identify ways in which human activity affects atmospheric methane concentrations.
  • Graph world population and atmospheric methane over time and explore the relationship.
  • Research and report on mitigation strategies for different sources of human-caused methane.
Amazon rain forest is burning and releases methane

Features of This Resource

  • Focus on greenhouse gases use to both human and natural activities
  • Students graph and analyze real-world data
  • Methane use lesson plan – great for environmental science

How Do I Get This Lesson Plan?

This lesson plan must be purchased as part of a lesson packet or as part of a full curriculum that is available in our store.

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