What to Do with CO2? (presented during Ursuline GirlTalk day)

Activity: What to do with CO2?
Where does the energy you use for food, light, air conditioning, travel – fun- come from? More than 90% comes from burning fossil fuel. What are you doing with the carbon dioxide that you are releasing from storage in the earth? In this activity we will explore your options to reducing your carbon footprint.

Activity Materials/Instructions:

Wedges Activity (developed by Carbon Mitigation Initiative at Princeton University and adapted by STORE)

Supporting Resources:

Hands-on CO2 Activities

GirlTalk 2010, Ursuline Academy
Presenter: Katherine Duncker Romanak, Ph.D.
Research Associate, Gulf Coast Carbon Center, Bureau of Economic Geology, Jackson School of Geosciences, The University of Texas at Austin

Background: Dr. Romanak was once a volocanologist but now studies geochemistry of soil-gas and groundwater to develop methods for monitoroing natural resources at carbon storage sites. She received her Ph.D in Geology from The University of Texas at Austin, her M.S. in Geology at the University of Texas at Arlington, and her B.S. in Geology at Southern Methodist University. She graduated from John Burroughs High School in St. Louis, MO.

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What to do with CO2?

What to do with CO2?

What to do with CO2?

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