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Authors

Hannah Ritchie, Max Roser

Grades

6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, AP® / College

Subjects

Science, Chemistry, Earth and Space Sciences, Mathematics

Resource Types

  • Interactive Media
  • Data

Regional Focus

Global

Global Atmospheric Methane Concentration

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Synopsis
  • This interactive chart allows students to explore the global atmospheric concentration of methane over time.
  • The chart can be customized to show a specific date range (starting in 1750) and can be downloaded.
Teaching Tips

Positives

  • This resource is easy to use and uses data from the European Environment Agency (EEA) and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA).

Additional Prerequisites

  • Students should know how to read a line graph.

Differentiation

Scientist Notes

This resource presents a time series data on average atmospheric concentration of CH4. Datasets acquired from NOAA are accurate and the resource is recommended for teaching. 

Standards

This resource addresses the listed standards. To fully meet standards, search for more related resources.

  • Mathematics
    • Statistics & Probability: Making Inferences & Justifying Conclusions (9-12)
      • HSS.IC.B.6 Evaluate reports based on data.
  • Science
    • ESS3: Earth and Human Activity
      • MS-ESS3-3. Apply scientific principles to design a method for monitoring and minimizing a human impact on the environment.
      • MS-ESS3-5. Ask questions to clarify evidence of the factors that have caused the rise in global temperatures over the past century.
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