Do You Know Your Carbon Footprint?

The problems and interactivities in this feature will allow you to explore the impact of your lifestyle choices and help you to gain a better understanding of the contributors to global emissions.

Numbers to do with carbon emissions occur again and again in the public space, and we hope that these activities will help you to understand and compare them.  

The last day for sending in your solutions to the live problems is Monday $6^{th}$ December.

 

Eating for a Better Planet live

Age 11 to 16
Challenge Level
How do you balance the environmental impacts and nutritional benefits of different foods?

Comparing Carbon Savings 

Age 11 to 18
Challenge Level
This interactivity is designed to help you gain a better understanding of how changes to your lifestyle can reduce your carbon footprint.

Comparing Carbon Footprints 

Age 11 to 18
Challenge Level
This interactivity is designed to help you gain a better understanding of how your lifestyle choices can affect your carbon footprint.

Food Impacts 

Age 11 to 18
Challenge Level
In this interactivity you are asked to pair off different food types with the emissions created in their production.

Frosty Is Melting! live

Age 14 to 16
Challenge Level
Frosty the Snowman is melting. Can you work out how much less snow he contains when he is at half his starting height?

Waste and Recycling live

Age 14 to 18
Challenge Level
Can you use the given information to work out how much plastic a family recycles?

Minimal Connector live

Age 14 to 18
Challenge Level
Can you find the most efficient way to connect four towns?