Interactive activity | Chemistry homework help

Associated Objectives

  • Investigate the atmospheric greenhouse effect, utilizing the scientific method and an interactive simulation

The Greenhouse Effect

In this activity, you will apply the scientific method to investigate the atmospheric greenhouse effect. The activity involves experimentation using a web-based interactive simulation. The URL for the simulation is provided in the activity file. 

Notes on the simulation:

  • This simulation is optimized for use on computers (MACs or PCs) and may not run on some tablets, notebooks, cell phones, or other devices
  • Running the simulation will require an updated version of Java software (free). If you do not have (or are not sure if you have) Java on your computer, go to the Java website (Links to an external site.)
  • Having trouble getting the simulation to run? Consult this PhET Simulation Troubleshooting Guide download