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Adding lemon juice to water increases the water's acidity; adding carbon dioxide to water will also increase acidity. The effects of the carbon dioxide acidification of ocean water from burning fossil fuels are discussed and images of some of the organisms adversely affected by that acidification are included. 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,The nature of science:Science and society,Earth and space science:Earth structure:Ocean and water,Oceanography,oai:nsdl.org:2200/20140407124034411T,Earth and space science:Earth processes:Climate,NSDL_SetSpec_ncs-NSDL-COLLECTION-000-003-112-115,Vocational/Professional Development Education,Elementary School Programming,Greenhouse gases,Earth system science,Atmospheric science,Middle School Programming,Earth and space science:Earth structure:Atmosphere,Informal Education,Youth Public,History/Policy/Law,History of science,Geoscience,NSDL

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