Acid Test:3 Minute Science of Ocean Acidification

This short video is an excerpt from the longer video Acid Test: The Global Challenge of Ocean Acidification, produced by the National Resources Defense Council (NRDC). This short version summarizes the science of ocean acidification as well as the social implications.

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Would best be used in conjunction with a diagram that explains the chemical reactions behind ocean acidification since the video does not provide information about the chemistry of ocean acidification.

Could be used to introduce a discussion of ocean acidification.

Educators may wish to use the longer version of the film, available at [link http://www.nrdc.org/oceans/acidification/aboutthefilm.asp]