PhET Greenhouse Effect Simulations


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Title PhET Greenhouse Effect Simulations
Description Students use two PhET simulations — Molecules and Light and The Greenhouse Effect — to better understand how atmospheric and greenhouse gases interact with light energy from the Sun and heat energy from the Earth's surface. Activity also includes a short reading about greenhouse gases and the greenhouse effect from NOAA.
Subject Earth Science
Level High School, Middle School
Type Discussion Prompts, Guided Activity
Duration 60 minutes
Answers Included No
Language English
Keywords greenhouse, greenhouse effect, greenhouse gases
Simulation(s) The Greenhouse Effect, Molecules and Light (HTML5)


Author(s) Jack Ganse
Contact Email jack.ganse@gmail.com
School / Organization Boulder Valley School District
Date submitted 11/30/17
Date updated 11/30/17