MIT's Greenhouse Gas Simulator

One of a suite of online climate interactive simulations, this Greenhouse Gas Simulator uses the bathtub model to demonstrate how atmospheric concentrations of CO2 will continue to rise unless they are lowered to match the amount of CO2 that can be removed through natural processes.

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John Sherman
MIT

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Teaching Tips

Teaching Tips

Educator should be familiar enough with the simulator and concepts being addressed to be able to help walk students through the complex aspects of the activity.

Educator should go over the instructions and the units on the graphs before learners launch the animation.

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