Greenhouse The Greenhouse Investigation

Students will analyze data collected by experimenting with the greenhouse effect and report their findings.
This investigation is designed to be completed over the course of several weeks.
NCTM Standards:

Materials Needed:
  • lamp with a 100-watt bulb
  • stopwatch
  • thermometer
  • plastic zipper-style sandwich bag
  • ruler
  • graph paper
  • folder or notebook



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    Original Investigation Found inGlencoe/McGrawAlgebra 1Copyright © June 2000
    used with permission
      adapted by Susan Boone  Saint Agnes Academy,  Houston, TX
    GirlTECH '95 Participant,   Master Teacher, '96, '97, '99, & 2000

    These pages were developed through GirlTECH , a teacher-training program sponsored by the Center for Excellence in Education (CEEE) and made possible by support from the National Science Foundation through EOT-PACI.