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Activity 6 


The purpose of this activity is to show how forest fires emit large amounts of carbon dioxide gas.  Students will also relate this to creating of a greenhouse effect.

10-gallon fish tank

glass lid for fish tank

sand or gravel

30 to 40 wooden matches

limewater (calcium hydroxide)

two small glass beakers or jars


long, fireplace matches

Activity 6: Rainforest Deforestation


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