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Carbon Dioxide

 Carbon dioxide is the main pollutant that warms our planet Earth. Living things produce carbon dioxide when they breathe. However, carbon dioxide is considered to be a harmful pollutant when linked with any vehicle, trains, power plants, as well as other various human activities that involve burning fossil fuels such as gasoline and natural gas. Studies have shown that In the past 150 years, such activities have released enough carbon dioxide into the atmosphere to raise its levels higher than...

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Carbon Dioxide

Carbon Dioxide from Cars U.S. states are beginning to attack another major source of global warming pollution besides power plants: your car. David Biello reports Cars in California offer a new kind of sticker shock this year: carbon. In addition to the familiar smog ratings, labels on new Cali cars rank them 1 to 10 based on greenhouse gas emissions. The best, a perfect 10, will emit less than 200 grams of greenhouse gases per mile. The bad ones more than 520. Vermont will also begin offering...

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carbon dioxide in the atmosphere

A. Identification of Pollutant in the Atmosphere Carbon Dioxide Carbon Dioxide is a colorless gas having a faint, sharp odor and a sour taste; it is a minor component of Earth’s atmosphere formed in combustion of carbon-containing materials, in fermentation, and in respiration of animals and employed by plants in the photosynthesis of carbohydrates. Though living things emit carbon dioxide when they breathe, carbon dioxide is widely considered to be a pollutant when associated with cars, planes...

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Carbon Dioxide Understanding

Carbon Dioxide Understanding and Production in Elodea, Snail, and Goldfish Introduction This report discusses an experiment to study the rate of aerobic cellular respiration in aquatic organisms which are Elodea (aquatic plant), Snail, and Goldfish, by measuring carbon dioxide production. Because ectothermic organisms (Elodea, snail, and goldfish) were placed in completely covered beaker, each organism would produce different amount of carbon dioxide. The objective of the experiment is to measure...

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Carbon Dioxide and Green Blue

2: Aerobic Respiration in Beans We will evaluate respiration in beans by comparing carbon dioxide production between germinated and nongerminated beans. As shown in the balanced equation for cellular respiration, one of the byproducts is CO2 (carbon dioxide): C6H12O6 + 6 H2O + 6 O2 → energy + 6 CO2 + 12 H2O We will use a carbon dioxide indicator ( bromothymol blue) to show oxygen is being consumed and carbon dioxide is being released by the beans. Bromothymol blue is an indicator that turns yellow...

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Carbon Dioxide and Deforestation

deforestation is responsible for approximately 20% of world greenhouse gas emissions. Recent calculations suggest that carbon dioxide emissions from deforestation and forest degradation (excluding peatland emissions) contribute about 12% of total anthropogenic carbon dioxide emissions with a range from 6 to 17%.Deforestation causes carbon dioxide to linger in the atmosphere. As carbon dioxide accrues, it produces a layer in the atmosphere that traps radiation from the sun. The radiation converts to heat...

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Carbon Dioxide and Industrialization Modernization

greenhouse gases that fuel global warming. Fewer forests mean larger amounts of greenhouse gases entering the atmosphere—and increased speed and severity of global warming. The trees that were cut down are supposed to be the things that will get the carbon dioxides and other chemicals brought out by factories. It is harmful for our body to take in the chemicals instead of the trees that should be taking it in. As what I have noted, industrialization can also harm the animals around us. According to TNC...

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Carbon Dioxide Gas

Each tablet contains aspirin (acetylsalicylic acid), citric acid, and sodium bicarbonate. As the tablet dissolves in water, the bicarbonate ions in the tablet react with the hydrogen ions from the acids that are also contained in the tablet. The carbon dioxide gas produced by the reaction is what causes the bubbling that can be observed. HCO3- (aq) + H+ (aq) → H2O (l) + CO2 (g) In this investigation, you will design two experiments which will compare two different factors that may affect the rate...

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Carbon Dioxide Emissions

table a detailed title that includes the independent variable and the dependent variable. 3. Each column heading should contain the name of the quantity being measured and the units of measurement. Raw results Table: 20 years time period Carbon Dioxide produced in ppm (IV) Extent of Arctic Sea Ice in million km² (DV) 1980 339.3 12.31 1981 340.91 12.57 1982 341.61 12.69 1983 343.79 12.36 1984 345.27 12.2 1985 346.52 12.4 1986 347.82 12.1 1987 349.9 12.57 1988 352.16 ...

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Global Warming and Carbon Dioxide

equation for photosynthesis is 6CO2 + 6H2O ------> C6H12O6 + 6O2 5. What gases do the bubbles that appear in the simulation represent? The gas bubbles the appear in the simulation represent oxygen bubbles because the water weed takes in carbon dioxide and release oxygen because of photosynthesis. 6. Write a hypothesis for each of the controlled (or independent) variables in this simulation. Be certain to include both a statement of what you would expect the impact to be for each variable...

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