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Learning objects Radiant energy flow

TLF ID M019533

This is an interactive resource allowing students to explore the energy balance between incoming and outgoing radiation on the earth. Students use a simulation to control the amounts of carbon dioxide and clouds present and learn how these factors can influence global temperature. They record results using snapshots of the model in the virtual lab notebook and annotate their observations.

Educational details

Educational value
  • This is a useful resource for the year ten science curriculum. It is particularly relevant for the content description referring to global systems and the atmosphere. The resource is also useful for the content description relating to using digital technologies to collect and record data.
  • This resource is also relevant to the systems organising idea of the sustainibility cross-curriculum priority.
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  • Contributor
  • Name: Education Services Australia
  • Organization: Education Services Australia
  • Description: Data manager
  • Address: VIC, AUSTRALIA
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  • Copyright Holder
  • Name: The Concord Consortium
  • Organization: The Concord Consortium
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  • Publisher
  • Name: The Concord Consortium
  • Organization: The Concord Consortium
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  • Resource metadata contributed by
  • Name: Education Services Australia Ltd
  • Organisation: Education Services Australia Ltd
  • Address: AUSTRALIA
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Learning Resource Type
  • Interactive
  • © 2015 The Concord Consortium. This resource may be used freely for non-commercial educational purposes, provided that the source is acknowledged.