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View Resource What Should We do About Global Warming?

This Web site created by Beloit College provides a challenging module devoted to the Global Warming phenomenon. Visitors will first be exposed to a series of QuickTime animations illustrating the Effects of Climate Change. Then, through a series of Sessions, students can learn about the characteristics of greenhouse gases as well as how to interpret their concentrations in the atmosphere through...

http://chemistry.beloit.edu/Warming/index.html
View Resource The Discovery of Global Warming: A Hypertext History of How Scientists Came to (Partly) Understand What People Are Doing to Change the Earth's Climate

This extensive website provides "a hypertext history of how scientists came to (partly) understand what people are doing to change the Earth's climate." Students and researchers can learn about climate trends -- both modern and past cycles -- the various factors and chemicals influencing the climate, and much more. Visitors will find a concise timeline describing the major discoveries throughout...

https://history.aip.org/history/climate/index.htm
View Resource NASA Earth Observatory: Will Runaway Water Warm the World?

This website offers NASA's Earth Observatory newest feature -- an educational module about global warming. Beginning with a recap of the tremendous heat wave that struck Europe in the summer of 2003, the website proceeds with an educational discussion about the interaction between water vapor and other greenhouse gases and the atmosphere. Users can learn about climatic modeling and some...

https://earthobservatory.nasa.gov/Features/WaterVapor
View Resource National Snow and Ice Data Center (NSIDC): Antarctic Glaciers Accelerating in Response to 2002 Ice Sheet Collapse

This National Snow and Ice Data Center's (NSIDC) press release at this website addresses the new findings of Antarctic glacial melting. Students and educators can learn how satellite images assist scientists in studying Earth's changes. Visitors can find a map of the study area, images of the ice sheet, and a tutorial explaining why glacial melting has accelerated. The website offers an abstract...

https://nsidc.org/news/newsroom/20040921_glacier_acceleratio...
View Resource NOVA: What's up with the Weather?

At this website, "NOVA and FRONTLINE examine the truth about global warming." Users can read opinions of climatologists, biologists, businessmen, and atmospheric scientists about the realities and impacts of global warming. Students and educators can view a series of maps illustrating the effects the melting of the Antarctic glaciers could have on sea level. The site addresses the importance of...

http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/warming/
View Resource The Water Cycle and Global Warming

The Baylor University College of Medicine continues to work at a furious pace on their delightful BioEd Online site, and educators everywhere love them for their work and dedication. Recently, they placed this “ready-to-go” lessson on the water cycle and global warming online, and it’s a true delight. As with the other lessons in this series, the materials here include a brief description of...

http://www.bioedonline.org/lessons-and-more/lessons-by-topic...
View Resource The Canary Project

More groups and organizations are thinking about creative and thoughtful ways to raise awareness about global warming, and The Canary Project is one such group. Through their use of visual media, events, and artwork the Project aims to visualize global warming in compelling ways, investigate questions about current ecological crises, and also cultivate media attention. Visitors can learn more...

http://canary-project.org/