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The Albedo Effect in Action

45 minutes

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One of the more drastic effects of climate change is the melting of the polar ice caps and sea-level rise due in part to the albedo effect. In this activity, students are introduced to the albedo effect through an experiment, learning how it relates to climate change.

learning-outcomes

  • Basic understanding of the albedo effect
  • Ability to conduct an experiment and analyse findings