The Greenhouse Effect

This lesson looks at what greenhouse gases are, describes the greenhouse effect and evaluates evidence to support the link between carbon dioxide levels and the average global temperature.

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Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

Q1.What is the atmosphere?

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Q2.Which gas made up most of the early atmosphere?

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Q3.Which gas makes up most of the modern atmosphere?

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Q4.What produced the carbon dioxide in the early atmosphere?

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Q5.What caused the increase in oxygen in the atmosphere?

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Q6.What caused the formation of the oceans?

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Q7.Which of the following is NOT a fossil fuel?

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Quiz:

Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

Q1.What is the atmosphere?

1/7

Q2.Which gas made up most of the early atmosphere?

2/7

Q3.Which gas makes up most of the modern atmosphere?

3/7

Q4.What produced the carbon dioxide in the early atmosphere?

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Q5.What caused the increase in oxygen in the atmosphere?

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Q6.What caused the formation of the oceans?

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Q7.Which of the following is NOT a fossil fuel?

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Quiz:

The Greenhouse Effect

This quiz will assess you on knowledge learned in today's lesson, as well as what you have learned in earlier lessons.

Q1.Which of the following is NOT a greenhouse gas?

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Q2.What is a greenhouse gas?

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Q3.What impact does the greenhouse effect have?

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Q4.What is the relationship between carbon dioxide levels in the atmosphere and the average global temperature?

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Q5.Revision - which gas makes up approximately 21% of the Earth's modern atmosphere?

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Q6.Revision - what caused the increase in oxygen gas from the early atmosphere to the modern atmosphere?

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Q7.Revision - which gas is given off when fossil fuels are burnt?

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This quiz includes images that don't have any alt text - please contact your teacher who should be able to help you with an audio description.

Quiz:

The Greenhouse Effect

This quiz will assess you on knowledge learned in today's lesson, as well as what you have learned in earlier lessons.

Q1.Which of the following is NOT a greenhouse gas?

1/7

Q2.What is a greenhouse gas?

2/7

Q3.What impact does the greenhouse effect have?

3/7

Q4.What is the relationship between carbon dioxide levels in the atmosphere and the average global temperature?

4/7

Q5.Revision - which gas makes up approximately 21% of the Earth's modern atmosphere?

5/7

Q6.Revision - what caused the increase in oxygen gas from the early atmosphere to the modern atmosphere?

6/7

Q7.Revision - which gas is given off when fossil fuels are burnt?

7/7

Lesson summary: The Greenhouse Effect

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