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Rise in Earths temperature

By certain atmospheric gases


That trap the Suns energy
Water vapor (H2O)
Carbon dioxide (CO2)
Nitrous oxide (N2O)
Methane (CH4)
Heat would escape back into space
Earths temperature would be 60F colder
Makes Earth suitable for life
Trap heat from sun
Glass lets in light
Glass keeps heat from escaping
Causes greenhouse to heat up
Glass lets in light
Glass keeps heat from escaping
Causes the car to heat up
Suns energy passes through atmosphere
26% is reflected or scattered
19% absorbed by clouds, gases, and particles
4% reflected to space by surface
51% reaches the surface
Heating of the ground
Melting of ice and snow
Evaporation of water
Plant photosynthesis
Deforestation and agriculture
Burning of fossil fuels, gasoline, oil
Burning of wood and coal
CFCs
Population Growth
http://earthguide.ucsd.edu/earthguide/diagrams/greenhouse/


Global Warming
Endangered Species
Climate Change
Heat trapped inside Earth
General warming effect created
Increase in air and ocean temperatures
Vital issue in society
Greenhouse gases increase through human activity
Deforestation
Use of fertilizers
Burning of organic matter
Burning of fossil fuels
Climate changes
Changes in wildlife adaptations and cycles
Melting of polar ice caps
Increase in sea level
Flooding in coastal areas
Ocean Acidification
Species becoming endangered/extinct
Heavy drought
Spread of disease
Rise in tides
Change in weather patterns
Natural resources depleted
Need balance between environment and
industry
Greenhouse gas emissions reduced by
80%
Reforestation
Personal Actions
Climate Policy
Put notes away
Pull out a sheet of paper
Answer the following questions
Describe the greenhouse effect
List the possible causes of greenhouse effect
List the possible causes of global warming
List the consequences of global warming
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The two pictures below were taken from: United States Enviromental Protection Agency. (2006, October 23). Greenhouse Effect... Retrieved
September 27, 2009, from United States Enviromental Protection Agency website: http://www.epa.gov/climatechange/kids/greenhouse.html



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for Teachers. Retrieved September 27, 2009, from University Corporation for Atmospheric Research website: http://www.ucar.edu/learn/1_3_1.htm

The picture below was taken from: Nave, C. (2005). Hyperphysics: Greenhouse Effect. Retrieved September 27, 2009, from Georgia State University
website: http://hyperphysics.phyastr.gsu.edu/hbase/thermo/grnhse.html
D'Silva, R. (2007, April 28). Causes of the Greenhouse Effect. Retrieved September 27, 2009, from Buzzle.com website:
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