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    How would you explain global warming to a group of elementary students?


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    Global warming, also known as the greenhouse effect, is the gradual warming of the Earth's atmosphere due to increased levels of carbon dioxide (CO2) and other greenhouse gases. To better understand this effect, consider a greenhouse. This is an enclosure made of glass with plants inside. Greenhouses are made of glass to allow the temperature inside to exceed the outside temperature, allowing the plants to grow faster. The reason greenhouses remain warmer inside than outside is that glass ...

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    We provide an explanation of global warming appropriate for an elementary-school level.