Causes of Climate Change Resources


  
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Cyclical and Natural Changes
Human-Caused Changes
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Atmospheric Circulation
Atmospheric Composition
Carbon Cycle
Climate Compared to Weather
Climate Feedbacks
Global Energy Balance
Greenhouse Effect
Ocean and Climate
Orbital Cycles
Regional Climates
Solar Radiation
Water Cycle
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Personal Responsibility
Risk Management
Social Values
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Agricultural Changes
Economic Impacts
Ecosystem Changes
Extreme Weather
Freshwater Resources
Great Lakes Impacts
Melting Ice and Permafrost
Ocean Warming and Acidification
Plants and Animals
Public Health
Sea Level Rise
Surface Temperature Warming
Uncertainty
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Climate Modeling
Gathering and Measuring Climate Data

​General Resources

Activities

Videos

Books/Reports

General Web Resources

Climate Classroom. National Wildlife Federation. http://www.climateclassroom.org. The National Wildlife Federation's Climate Classroom is designed to help parents and teachers talk to students of differing ages about global warming. Its features include information for parents, students, and teachers. The site features proposed educator guidelines, lesson plans, age-adapted sources of useful curricula, a downloadable slide presentation with presenter's guide, and more.

The Nature Conservancy. http://www.nature.org/initiatives/climatechange/. Contains links to information regarding climate change and advice on what we can do to prevent it.

Pew Center on Global Climate Change. http://www.pewclimate.org. The Pew Center on Global Climate Change offers an overview of the causes of climate change, potential solutions, and how business and economics fit into the problem. (also see http://www.pewclimate.org/climate-change-101)

Climate Change Predictions. NOAA Climate Services. http://www.climate.gov/#dataServices/predictions. Explore how climate change phenomena are expected to unfold in the coming days, weeks, and months.

U.S. Climate at a Glance. NOAA Satellite and Information Services. http://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/oa/climate/research/cag3/cag3.html. Students can use maps to see how temperature and precipitation patterns have changed over time.

Climate Connections by NPR and National Geographic. http://www.npr.org/series/9657621/climate-connections. Creative and informative news and updates on climate change.

Climate Kids: NASA’s eyes on the Earth. http://climate.nasa.gov/kids/index.cfm. NASA’s climate change site for kids provides information on climate change basics, news stories related to climate change, and educator resources. The site also has interactive games under the Earth Now section and short videos throughout the site.

Alliance for Climate Education (ACE). http://www.acespace.org/. ACE is an award-winning national nonprofit dedicated to educating America's high school students about the science behind climate change and inspiring them to do something about it—while having fun along the way. They are based in Oakland, California, with educator teams in Chicago, New York, Los Angeles, Washington, DC, Boston, Atlanta and Colorado. ACE delivers two core offerings: the free ACE Assembly on climate change and the Student Action Program.

EPA Climate Change Kids’ Site. http://www.epa.gov/climatechange/kids/. The Environmental Protection Agency’s Kids’ Site provides information on climate change and climate change impacts for children. The site also includes educator resources (see bottom of the page), including tips for teaching climate change.