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This web page provides an activity on energy transfer through radiation. Students investigate the relative absorption of light energy by water, light soil, and dark soil. The activity includes follow-up questions.
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Heat
- First Law
= Heat Transfer
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- Geoscience
- Middle School
- Informal Education
- Instructional Material
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= Instructor Guide/Manual
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Access Rights: Free access
Restriction: © 2007 http://www.ucar.edu/legal/terms_of_use.shtml
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Keywords: conduction, convection, energy, experiment, heat, heat transfer, radiation
Record Creator: Metadata instance created September 25, 2007 by Ann Deml
Record Updated: Oct 25, 2011 by Caroline Hall
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September 27, 2007
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(University Corporation for Atmospheric Research, Boulder, 2007), WWW Document, (http://www.ucar.edu/learn/1_1_2_5t.htm).
AJP/PRST-PER
Atmospheric Processes: Radiation, (University Corporation for Atmospheric Research, Boulder, 2007), <http://www.ucar.edu/learn/1_1_2_5t.htm>.
APA Format
Atmospheric Processes: Radiation. (2007, September 27). Retrieved December 20, 2014, from University Corporation for Atmospheric Research: http://www.ucar.edu/learn/1_1_2_5t.htm
Chicago Format
University Corporation for Atmospheric Research. Atmospheric Processes: Radiation. Boulder: University Corporation for Atmospheric Research, September 27, 2007. http://www.ucar.edu/learn/1_1_2_5t.htm (accessed 20 December 2014).
MLA Format
Atmospheric Processes: Radiation. Boulder: University Corporation for Atmospheric Research, 2007. 27 Sep. 2007. 20 Dec. 2014 <http://www.ucar.edu/learn/1_1_2_5t.htm>.
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@misc{ Title = {Atmospheric Processes: Radiation}, Publisher = {University Corporation for Atmospheric Research}, Volume = {2014}, Number = {20 December 2014}, Month = {September 27, 2007}, Year = {2007} }
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