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Earth and Space Science 1Q Teachers Choice Assignment

Earth and Space Science 1Q Teachers Choice Assignment

Author: Christene Lohse

(9)  Science concepts. The student knows the impact of human activities on the environment. The student is expected to:

(D)  describe the effect of pollution on global warming, glacial and ice cap melting, greenhouse effect, ozone layer, and aquatic viability;

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Greenhouse Effect Online Lab

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The Greenhouse Effect Simulation

How do greenhouse gases affect the climate? Explore the atmosphere during the ice age and today. What happens when you add clouds? Change the greenhouse gas concentration and see how the temperature changes. Then compare to the effect of glass panes. Zoom in and see how light interacts with molecules. Do all atmospheric gases contribute to the greenhouse effect?
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