Air travel accounts for roughly 2% of all human-caused carbon emissions. But because planes are relatively small (when compared to the Earth), flying very high up, and land and take-off in centralized locations, it is often difficult to understand the scope of human air travel on a daily basis. This website lets students visualize the over 100,000 flights that occur daily. This resource is recommended for teaching.
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ESS3: Earth and Human Activity
MS-ESS3-5. Ask questions to clarify evidence of the factors that have caused the rise in global temperatures over the past century.