Video: What is Ocean Acidification?

A video to understand ocean acidification and its impacts.

Students will learn about how carbon dioxide (CO2) affects the pH of the ocean, and how increasing ocean acidity may adversely affect marine life and the seafood industry.

Use this tool to help your students find answers to:

  1. How might increasing levels of carbon dioxide (CO2) in the atmosphere change the pH of the ocean
  2. What are the possible impacts of ocean acidification on marine life?

About the Tool

Tool Name Ocean Acidification
Discipline Chemistry
Topic(s) in Discipline Acids and Bases, pH Scale, Ocean Acidification
Climate Topic Climate and the Hydrosphere
Type of Tool Video
Grade Level High School
Location  Global
Language English
Developed by The National Science Foundation (NSF) and NBC Learn
Hosted at Science360 News on Youtube
Link Link
Access Online
Computer Skills Basic

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