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2.3 Earth's climate driven by the Sun.
2.6 Greenhouse gases affect energy flow.
2.7 Effects of changes in Earth's energy system .
Physical processes on Earth are the result of energy flow .
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- Can be embedded into units dealing with the greenhouse effect and Earth's energy budget.
- Nice intro to a module on the energy budget and why the sun is important in the climate system.
- The related URL (http://www.nasa.gov/topics/solarsystem/features/solar_variability.html) provides helpful background info for the instructor and/or students to put the video in better context.
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- Earth's radiation budget and use of satellites to measure solar energy is discussed.
- Passed initial science review - expert science review pending.
Related URLs These related sites were noted by our reviewers but have not been reviewed by CLEANNASA Mission News article "Solar Variability: Striking a Balance with Climate Change" - http://www.nasa.gov/topics/solarsystem/features/solar_variability.html
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