The Greenhouse Effect In A Jar

Franklin Institute

This simple experiment serves as an introduction to the greenhouse effect. Students can see for themselves the effects of a greenhouse, and relate this understanding to what occurs in our atmosphere.

Subject: Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climate Change, Climate Change:Greenhouse effect, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science, Environmental Science:Global Change and Climate:Climate Change:Greenhouse effect
Climate Literacy Principles: Complex Interactions:Greenhouse Gases, Sun Drives Earth System:Greenhouse Effect, UV, Infrared, Solar Heat, Energy, Radiation
Theme: Teach the Earth:Course Topics:Atmospheric Science, Environmental Science, Teach the Earth:Incorporating Societal Issues:Climate ChangeKeywords: inquiry-based, greenhouse gases, greenhouse effect