Earth’s Energy Cycle – Albedo

Grade Level: 6 – 9
Students Will:

  • Explore how the color of materials at the Earth’s surface effect the amount of warming.
  • Develop a hypothesis, collect data, and make interpretations.
  • Be able to explain why dark colored materials become hotter.

Activity Material:
http://www.eo.ucar.edu/educators/ClimateDiscovery/ESS_lesson4_10.19.05.pdf

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