Infrared Radiation and the Warming of the Atmosphere

Publication Year:
2006
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Repository URL:
https://digitalcommons.brockport.edu/cmst_lessonplans/127
Author(s):
Seigel, Janet
Tags:
C02; global warming; heat; collisions; molecules; Interactive Physics; CMST; Physical Sciences and Mathematics; Science and Mathematics Education
artifact description
Student`s will learn 1) Explain how Earth’s atmosphere is like the glass in a greenhouse. 2)Explain how absorption of infrared radiation by greenhouse gases like CO2 causes more collisions between atmospheric gases and a resulting rise in temperature