Lab_12_Pre-Lab_assignment - Lab 12 Global Warming Homework...

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Lab 12 Global Warming Homework Please complete the following assignment before coming to lab 12! (5 points of your lab grade for this week) 1. Greenhouse gasses are a contributor to global warming. Calculate your carbon footprint by visiting the Nature Conservancy site below. Calculate for yourself only, not household. Print a copy of your results and bring it to lab. http://www.nature.org/initiatives/climatechange/calculator/ 2. Take the climate change quiz found on the same website http://www.nature.org/initiatives/climatechange/activities/art19632.html 3. Choose one of the topics/questions listed below and research it. You will find a lot of information on the Nature Conservancy site, but are encouraged to use other reliable sources as well. Properly site these sources in your answer document. You will be asked to present your answer to the class. a. What is the greenhouse effect? The greenhouse effect refers to the change in the steady state temperature of a planet or moon by the presence of an atmosphere containing gas that absorbs and emits infrared radiation . [1]
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