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Albedo Effect

Albedo Effect

Show how darker object capture more energy than lighter objects.
Prep Time 15 mins
Demo 15 mins
Total Time 30 mins

Equipment

  • Heat lamp with stand

Ingredients
  

Instructions
 

  • Pour each of the colored sands in to the small dishes.
  • Place 3 of each color sand dishes together and away from the heat lamp.
  • Place 3 of each color sand dishes together under the heat lamp.
  • Measure the temperatures of the dishes not under the heat lamp.
  • Measure the temperatures of the dishes under the heat lamp.
  • Ask the student why they think there is a difference.
Keyword Climate Change, Science