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 many examples of how this EPA Global Climate Change website, including the carbon calculator, can be used. The link can be accessed at the horizontal menu at the very bottom of the screen under Educator Resources.

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

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