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Windows to the Universe: The Greenhouse Effect
At this site, users can read a basic explanation of the greenhouse effect, which is accompanied by a diagram illustrtating the concept. Links to additional information and to related topics are included.
Intended for grade levels:
  • Intermediate (3-5)
  • Middle (6-8)
  • High (9-12)
Type of resource:
  • Visual:
    • Illustration - scientific
  • Text:
    • Ref. material
  • Atmospheric science
  • Chemistry
Technical requirements:
No specific technical requirements, just a browser required
Cost / Copyright:
No cost
Copyright 2000-2005, the University Corporation for Atmospheric Research. All rights reserved. If you are a student or teacher, we grant you permission to use images and text from our site for "educational" or "research" purposes (as long as you're not making any money from using our images or text). If you do use our images throughout your project, please do put that each image is "Courtesy of Windows to the Universe,".
DLESE Catalog ID: NASA-Edmall-473
Resource contact / Creator / Publisher:
Publisher: The University Corporation for Atmospheric Research (UCAR)