This is an animation from the US Environmental Protection Agency's Students Guide to Global Climate Change, one of a series of web pages and videos about the basics of the greenhouse effect.
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Can be used to introduce the greenhouse effect and Earth's energy budget to students.
Can help clarify the common confusion and misconception about the greenhouse effect as a natural, not man-made, phenomenon.
Excellent animation with narrative that discusses what the greenhouse effect is, how humans contribute to it and how this relates to global climate change.
Comment from expert scientist:
The presentation is highly appropriate for kids and includes scientific information in a manner effective for the target group. I found no information that was not entirely consistent with the community's knowledge. The graphics were simple and easy to understand. The dialog was simple and measured, easy to comprehend. A very good presentation for young students.
Clear graphical animations along with a narrative allow students to absorb information about the greenhouse effect and climate change in a meaningful way.
Easy to use, with links to related information and videos.