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					                                          GCSE Science:
 The Greenhouse Effect                    Agricultural & Rural




 Venus too hot, Mars too cold…earth just right!




 Earth    Diurnal Temp Range 10oC to 20oC
 Moon Diurnal Temp Range -150oC to 120oC
            Why the difference?
The ATMOSPHERE acts as an insulating layer
                        GCSE Science:
The Greenhouse Effect   Agricultural & Rural
                                            GCSE Science:
     The Greenhouse Effect                  Agricultural & Rural




                                               What would
                                                happen if
                                               they didn’t
                                                balance?




Heat absorbed from Sun balances Heat Radiated from Earth
                                         GCSE Science:
The Greenhouse Effect                    Agricultural & Rural




                        Earth’s energy
                          spectrum




 High Energy             Low Energy
                                                GCSE Science:
         The Greenhouse Effect                  Agricultural & Rural




EMR/light Energy
comes from the sun



                     Which radiates long wave

                       Warms up the earth
                                   GCSE Science:
 The Greenhouse Effect             Agricultural & Rural




 Carbon Dioxide




                         Methane
Water Vapour
                                                  GCSE Science:
         The Greenhouse Effect                    Agricultural & Rural
                             Normal greenhouse effect
                                     makes it warm enough for life
                                     on earth




EMR/light Energy
comes from the sun



                     Which radiates heat

                      Warms up the earth
                        GCSE Science:
The Greenhouse Effect   Agricultural & Rural
                        GCSE Science:
The Greenhouse Effect   Agricultural & Rural
                                                      GCSE Science:
         The Greenhouse Effect
                             Extra greenhouse gas     Agricultural & Rural

                                 increases the greenhouse
                                 effect making warmer




EMR/light Energy
comes from the sun



                     Which radiates long wave

                       Warms up the earth
                        GCSE Science:
The Greenhouse Effect   Agricultural & Rural

				
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