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Explaining The Greenhouse Effect - Science 9G
Transcript of Explaining The Greenhouse Effect - Science 9G
Many of the world’s endangered species would become extinct as rising temperatures changed their habitat.
Millions of people also would be affected, especially poor people who live in precarious locations or depend on the land for a subsistence living.
Certain vector-borne diseases carried by animals or insects, such as malaria, would become more widespread as warmer conditions expanded their range. Word Equations For Processes That Release Or Store Carbon Dioxide glucose + oxygen --> carbon dioxide + water
hydrocarbon + oxygen --> carbon dioxide + water The Greenhouse Effect Using The Big Idea Of Energy Transfer Generally, the atmosphere contain mainly of nitrogen and oxygen with trace amounts of water vapor. Now, due to excessive emission of carbon dioxide and nitrogen oxides from fossil fuels, methane from organic waste materials and other gases begin to be part of the atmosphere. The Heat capacity of the atmosphere increases as the amount of the emission increases. The Ultraviolet rays from the sun normally bounces back to the space but now it is absorbed by these gases through radiation ( a mode of heat transfer). As the heat is absorbed, the more turbulent the atmosphere becomes. Explaining The Greenhouse Effect In Terms Of My Model Of A Greenhouse In terms Of My Model Rays from the sun pass through the glass in the greenhouse the plants absorb the rays, but when the plants release this heat some heat is reflected back as all the heat doesn't pass back through therefore heating the greenhouse and providing a temperature for the plants to grow in Comparing It With The Earth's Atmosphere The Earth shows the same principle of heat passing through the atmosphere, being absorbed by the surface and releasing the heat but some of it getting trapped in the atmosphere by all the gasses in the air. However in a greenhouse the atmosphere would be the glass and the surface being the plants Evaluating A Model Of The Greenhouse Effect This is a very good and detailed model of the greenhouse effect as not only does it show how the process works it also gives us an explanation for the arrows and also it shows the speed of each arrow. however the only thing this model doesn't take into account is the weather conditions.