Type:

Other

Description:

How does energy flow in and out of our atmosphere? Explore how solar and infrared radiation enters and exits the atmosphere with an interactive model. Control the amounts of carbon dioxide and clouds present in the model and learn how these factors can influence global temperature. Record results using snapshots of the model in the virtual lab notebook where you can annotate your observations.

Subjects:

  • Education > General

Education Levels:

  • Grade 1
  • Grade 2
  • Grade 3
  • Grade 4
  • Grade 5
  • Grade 6
  • Grade 7
  • Grade 8
  • Grade 9
  • Grade 10
  • Grade 11
  • Grade 12

Keywords:

Heat Capacity,Grade 6,NSDL,Active Learning,Absorption,Energy transfer,Grade 9,Radiation,Ecology, Forestry and Agriculture,Space Science,Middle School,Developing and using models,albedo,Grade 7,heat transfer,NSDL_SetSpec_ncs-NSDL-COLLECTION-000-003-112-092,oai:nsdl.org:2200/20140422151629151T,Environmental science,Lithosphere,Social Sciences,Heat,High School,Grade 10,solar radiation,Life Science,Modeling,Thermo and Stat Mech,Grade 8,Informal Education,Clouds,Reflection,Light,Earth and space science,Atmosphere,thermal radiation,Using mathematics, information and computer technology and computational thinking,global warming,Scientific practices,Chemistry,Physics,Heat Transfer,Education,Energy,First Law,Earth system science,Education Practices,Cause and effect,surface albedo,Weather,Crosscutting concepts,Energy and matter,Physical science,Earth system structure,climate model,Geoscience

Language:

English

Access Privileges:

Public - Available to anyone

License Deed:

Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial Share Alike

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None
Update Standards?

CCSS.Math.Practice.MP2: Common Core State Standards for Mathematics

Reason abstractly and quantitatively.

CCSS.Math.Practice.MP3: Common Core State Standards for Mathematics

Construct viable arguments and critique the reasoning of others.

CCSS.Math.Practice.MP4: Common Core State Standards for Mathematics

Model with mathematics.
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