MS-ESS3-4

Construct an argument supported by evidence for how increases in human population and per-capita consumption of natural resources impact Earth's systems.

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  1. Earth

    Let’s learn about Earth’s secret stash of underground water

    Groundwater provides drinking water to billions of people and is used to water crops worldwide.

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  2. Earth

    El volcán de Santorini erupciona más cuando baja el nivel del mar

    Los datos que demuestran esta relación entre las erupciones de este volcán griego y el nivel del mar se remontan al menos a 360,000 años.

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  3. Climate

    Nuevo informe de la ONU sobre el clima: no hay tiempo que perder

    En el informe de la ONU se vinculan directamente las temperaturas extremas, lluvias e incendios en todo el mundo con el clima cambiante de la Tierra.

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  4. Environment

    ‘Mining’ cryptocurrencies pollutes the real world

    Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies exist only online. Yet the environmental impacts of their networks affect the real world.

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  5. Environment

    How we choose to pay has hidden costs for the planet

    Whether cash or credit, phone apps or digital currencies — all forms of payment have behind-the-scenes costs. And these can vary dramatically.

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  6. Environment

    Widely used pesticides may threaten Earth’s ozone layer

    Data show a major class of long-used “eco-friendly” copper chemicals unexpectedly react with soil, making gases harmful to Earth’s protective ozone layer.

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  7. Environment

    Scientists Say: Pollution

    Pollution is any substance or form of energy released into the environment that is harmful to people or other living creatures.

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  8. Science & Society

    Let’s learn about the science of the Winter Olympics

    From scientific innovations to climate change and weather, there’s plenty of science to be found among the feats of amazing athleticism.

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  9. Environment

    Recycling a climate-warming gas could make ‘greener’ farmed fish

    Instead of warming the climate, methane gas can be collected to help farmers. Along the way, it may also save some fish.

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