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Students will measure the albedo and surface temperature of various ice mixtures and the changing properties as the ice melts over time. Students will move from understanding what albedo is, to the larger scale of its role in Earth’s energy budget.

Key Concepts

Albedo

Reflectivity

Absorption

Transmission

Solar Radiation

Frequency

Natural Frequency of the Electron

Wavelength

Visible Light

Trough

Crest

Color

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