Mini Science 10 Martin 6 March 2014

Be sure to hand in the (group assignments) Conduction Lab and Energy Transfer diagrams.

Research one article about the atmosphere. Use either the webcat database (, username 39jo password library) or resourse.

Submit a summary (one paragraph) of the article, along with the link to the article, article title and author.

Mini Science 10 Martin 28 Feb 2014

Albedo and Heat Islands: Choose a city (other than Vancouver) and compare the albedo of the urban areas to that of the surrounding natural landscape. Explain how this could contribute to the city as a “heat island” (see p. 461). Ensure that you demonstrate an understanding of albedo, and refer to the absorption/reflection of radiation, as well as insulation of infra red radiation.