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The concentration of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere is the focus of this article; the units of measurement (ppm) are explained and the importance of monitoring that number as one of Earth's vital signs is also discussed. This article is part of the Climate Kids website, a NASA education resource featuring articles, videos, images and games focused on the science of climate change.

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    Earth Science,Informal Education,Vocational/Professional Development Education,Youth Public,NSDL,NSDL_SetSpec_ncs-NSDL-COLLECTION-000-003-112-115,Elementary School Programming,oai:nsdl.org:2200/20140407124038430T,Earth system science,Global warming,Ecology, Forestry and Agriculture,Atmospheric science,Middle School Programming,Earth and space science:Earth structure:Atmosphere,History/Policy/Law,The nature of science:Science and society,Geoscience,History of science

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