This Java applet simulates the energy intake of our atmosphere during the day and the loss of energy at night. Users can vary the intensity of the sun during the day. A tub of water fills up symbolically showing the energy intake of our atmosphere. At the end of the simulation students are asked to answer several questions.
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Type of resource:
Browser must be capable of running Java applets.
Cost / Copyright:
Copyright 1999, PALS, all rights reserved
DLESE Catalog ID: DLESE-000-000-000-550
This resource is part of 'Java Simulations For Topics in Introductory Meteorology'
Resource contact / Creator / Publisher:
Publisher: Partnerships to Advance Learning in Science
Contact: Dr Douglas Yarger
Partnerships to Advance Learning in Science