The Greenhouse Effect , Simulator

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Link to Resource: https://phet.colorado.edu/en/simulation/legacy/greenhouse
Resource Type:Classroom Activities; Curricula and Instruction
Grade Level:
6 7 8 9 10 11 12
Language:English
Organization:PhET Interactive Simulations
Summary: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?
Earth Science Big Ideas:Big Idea 1
NGSS Discplinary Core Ideas:ESS3.D
NGSS Performance Expectations:HS-ESS3-6; MS-ESS3-5
NGSS Science and Engineering Practices:Asking questions (for science) and defining problems (for engineering); Using mathematics and computational thinking
NGSS Crosscutting Concepts:Stability and change; Systems and system models
Subjects: atmosphere; climate; climate change; environment; weather
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