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.
Windows to the Universe by the National Earth Science Teachers Association. http://www.windows2universe.org/earth/Water/co2_cycle.html. This web site contains detailed, yet understandable explanations of natural phenomena and includes many teaching resources.
10 Things You Never Knew About Earth by NASA. http://climate.nasa.gov/EarthDaySlideshow/index.cfm. Discover some amazing and little-known facts about our planet.
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.
United States Global Change Research Program. http://www.globalchange.gov/. This web site is a well-organized resource for information on the many facets of climate change. Users can examine climate change impacts by region (including the Great Lakes), sector (such as ecosystems and society), and agency (how the United States federal agencies are related to climate change issues).
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.