Carbon Calculator

This carbon calculator, developed by the EPA, guides students in calculating their carbon footprint and then using that information to make decisions about how to reduce their carbon emissions.

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Environmental Protection Agency

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Teaching Tips

Teaching Tips

There is a link to educator resources in the horizontal menu at the very bottom of the screen.

Lesson plans, teaching tips, and other web resources can be found in the educator resources section.

A possible follow up activity is to have students convert English units into metric units.

Students could also use this tool to consider typical emissions and lifestyle habits of people in different countries.