The Earth and the greenhouse effect

Added by Lawrie Ryan on Feb 27, 2008

An animation illustrating the greenhouse effect. Solar radiation heats the Earth during the day. At night, the Earth radiates thermal energy, some of which is trapped by greenhouse gases. The greater the amount of greenhouse gases, the more energy is trapped.

This resource is from the unit Pollution from Fossil Fuels which is part of Absorb Chemistry.

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