Greenhouse Gases Lab
Visit Greenhouse Gases Lab (accessible through the Labs section of Contemporary Environmental Issues) and complete the virtual lab. In this lab you will use a computer model to explore how human activities are creating a blanket of heat-trapping pollution in Earth’s atmosphere. The model illustrates sources of top heat-trapping pollutants and their general impacts on Earth’s temperature.
In order to complete this lab, download the Greenhouse Gases Lab Instructions. Answer the Lab Questions at the end of the document. To answer the Lab Questions, you will reflect upon how destabilizing Earth’s climate not only impacts ecosystems and biodiversity, but also critical elements of human well-being, such as fresh water supplies and agricultural production. Save it as a Word document and submit it.
Carefully review the Grading Rubric for the criteria that will be used to evaluate your assignment.