The greenhouse effect

In this lesson we will look at what is meant by 'the greenhouse effect' and explain the environmental significance of an accelerated greenhouse effect.

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Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

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Q1.Where would you find carbon in the natural world?

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Q2.How is carbon passed through a food chain?

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Q3.Which process, carried out by all organisms, adds carbon dioxide to the atmosphere?

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Q4.Which process, carried out by plants, removes carbon dioxide from the atmosphere?

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Q5.Does combustion (burning fuel) add or remove carbon dioxide to the atmosphere?

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Q6.What happens to dead organisms?

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Q7.REVISION: What had to happen in the early Earth to form oceans?

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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!

Question 1

Question 2

Question 3

Question 4

Question 5

Question 6

Question 7

Q1.Where would you find carbon in the natural world?

1/7

Q2.How is carbon passed through a food chain?

2/7

Q3.Which process, carried out by all organisms, adds carbon dioxide to the atmosphere?

3/7

Q4.Which process, carried out by plants, removes carbon dioxide from the atmosphere?

4/7

Q5.Does combustion (burning fuel) add or remove carbon dioxide to the atmosphere?

5/7

Q6.What happens to dead organisms?

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Q7.REVISION: What had to happen in the early Earth to form oceans?

7/7

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Lesson 10 The Greenhouse Effect

This lesson will test knowledge form the Greenhouse Effect lesson AND prior knowledge

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Q1.Why are greenhouse gases important in our atmosphere?

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Q2.Where does all energy on Earth originally come from?

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Q3.Choose three greenhouse gases:

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Q4.What happens to the Sun's radiation that reaches Earth?

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Q5.In what form is the radiation emitted by Earth?

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Q6.REVISION: Which two processes add carbon dioxide to the atmosphere?

Select two (2) boxes

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Q7.REVISION: What is the final stage of forming sedimentary rocks?

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Lesson 10 The Greenhouse Effect

This lesson will test knowledge form the Greenhouse Effect lesson AND prior knowledge

Question 1

Question 2

Question 3

Question 4

Question 5

Question 6

Question 7

Q1.Why are greenhouse gases important in our atmosphere?

1/7

Q2.Where does all energy on Earth originally come from?

2/7

Q3.Choose three greenhouse gases:

Select three (3) boxes

3/7

Q4.What happens to the Sun's radiation that reaches Earth?

4/7

Q5.In what form is the radiation emitted by Earth?

5/7

Q6.REVISION: Which two processes add carbon dioxide to the atmosphere?

Select two (2) boxes

6/7

Q7.REVISION: What is the final stage of forming sedimentary rocks?

7/7

Lesson summary: The greenhouse effect

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