Global warming is the term used to describe the scientific theory that the Earth is getting warmer because of human influence.
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ABC.net.au - Changing Times
[ Kids/Teens ] Article explains how Australia's animals and plants are already reacting to climate change, such as fairy penguins breeding earlier, and gum trees flowering at different times. Gives information for each state, with photographs. From Scribbly Gum, part of ABC Science Online.
Abelard - Global Warming
[ Teens/Mature Teens ] Summarizes current arguments concerning global warming. Includes various points of view and some of the basic problems in following the science.
AIP - The Discovery of Global Warming
[ Mature Teens ] A hypertext history of how scientists came to (partly) understand what people are doing to cause climate change, told in a set of hyperlinked essays by Spencer Weart. From the American Institute of Physics.
Classroom of the Future - Exploring the Environment: Earth on Fire
[ Teens/Mature Teens ] Introduction to the carbon cycle, and possible solutions to global warming.
Classroom of the Future - Exploring the Environment: Global Climate Change
[ Teens/Mature Teens ] Analyzes the situation, explores how carbon dioxide relates to global climate change, and how remote sensing can be used to detect climate change.
Exploratorium: Global Climate Change
[ Teens/Mature Teens ] Educational site provides scientific data relating to the atmosphere, the oceans, the land, and their living organisms. Teaches how scientists study natural phenomena: how researchers gather evidence, test theories, and come to conclusions.
GCSE - Climate Change
[ Teens/Mature Teens ] Introduction to the problem of climate change including global warming, together with a look at the impact various energy-generating technologies have.
Global Warming: Early Warning Signs
[ Teens/Mature Teens ] Map illustrates fingerprints and harbingers including observed consequences as indicated by periods of unusually warm weather, coastal flooding, and changes in glaciers and polar regions.
GlobalChange.com - Global Warming Videos: What You Can Do
[ Teens/Mature Teens ] Professor Sam Berry explains global warming in this short video.
Guide to Cimate Change
[ Teens/Mature Teens ] An interactive visual presentation of different possible futures for the Earth, depending on how the current environmental problems are managed.
International Carbon Bank & Exchange - Carbon For Kids
[ Kids ] Helps kids learn about greenhouse gases and global warming.
New Scientist - Climate Change
[ Kids/Teens/Mature Teens ] News, comment and analysis along with 'Climate change: A guide for the perplexed', FAQ and web resources.
OneWorld.net's Kids Channel - Hot Earth
[ Kids/Teens ] Tiki the Penguin explains climate change, greenhouse gases and what you can do to stop it.
PBS - What's Up With the Weather?
[ Teens/Mature Teens ] NOVA and Frontline report that examines the science and politics of global warming and what climatologists really know about the greenhouse effect. Includes interactive tutorials.
PESWiki - Directory of Global Warming
[ Mature Teens ] Contains links to scientific studies of the human, non-natural contribution to global warming. Plus, possible ways that alternative energy can help solve this problem.
Sila: Clue in to Climate Change
[ Teens/Mature Teens ] Experience how climate change is affecting different parts of the world, take a quiz, or learn what can be done to stop global warming. Sila is the Inuktitut word for climate and all things that surround us. [English, French]
US Department of Energy - ARM: Climate Research Facility
[ Teens/Mature Teens ] Research into global climate change. Features a daily quiz, information on research locations, photographs and an explanation of global warming.
US EPA - Climate Change Kids Site
[ Teens/Mature Teens ] Explains climate change and the climate system, climate and weather, the greenhouse effect, can we change the climate, what's the big deal, and how to make a difference.
WeatherQuestions.com - What is the Greenhouse Effect?
[ Kids/Teens ] Simple description of the greenhouse effect by a climate scientist.
World View of Global Warming
[ Teens/Mature Teens ] Photographic documentation of climate change around the world. Focuses on effects such as shrinking glaciers, coral bleaching, insect and animal range changes, phenology, and rising sea level.
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