Sunlight, Infrared, CO2 and the Ground

Explore how solar radiation interacts with Earth’s surface and atmosphere.

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How does solar radiation interact with the Earth and its atmosphere to cause global warming? Use this model to see what’s going on at the molecular level. Watch the effects of sunlight and then watch the effects of infrared radiation, also known as heat radiation, on the ground and on carbon dioxide, a greenhouse gas.
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<a href="">The Concord Consortium. Sunlight, Infrared, CO2 and the Ground. Concord: The Concord Consortium, 2014, January 29.</a>

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Sunlight, Infrared, CO2 and the Ground (The Concord Consortium, Concord, 2014, January 29), WWW Document, (https://concord.org/).

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Sunlight, Infrared, CO2 and the Ground (The Concord Consortium, Concord, 2014, January 29), WWW Document, (https://concord.org/).

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Sunlight, Infrared, CO2 and the Ground. (2014, January 29). Retrieved 2017, August 20, from The Concord Consortium: https://concord.org/

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This activity runs entirely in a Web browser. Preferred browsers are: Google Chrome (versions 30 and above), Safari (versions 7 and above), Firefox (version 30 and above), Internet Explorer (version 10 or higher), and Microsoft's Edge.

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