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Earth’s Albedo and Global Warming

Grades: 6-12
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This interactive activity adapted from NASA and the U.S. Geological Survey illustrates the concept of albedo—the measure of how much solar radiation ...

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Benchmarks for Science Literacy
NSTA National Science Education Standards


NASA/USGS, NASA Goddard Space Flight Center Scientific Visualization Studio, and NSIDC

This media asset was adapted from NASA/USGS, NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, and NSIDC.


Third party materials courtesy of NASA/USGS and National Snow and Ice Data Center (NSIDC).