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This article from NPR explains why the effects of global warming may not have been noticeable during the past few years. The article warns that there are several factors, such as…
  
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Publisher: University Corporation for Atmospheric Research
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This web page is a module for Grades 6-9 on the processes associated with global climate change. It contains background information on the carbon cycle, greenhouse gas concentration,…
  
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This web page is a module for Grades 6-9 on the Earth's greenhouse effect. It contains background information for teachers on the atmospheric gases that absorb and trap heat to make…
  
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This web page is a module for Grades 5-8 on the topic of Earth's atmosphere. It contains background information for teachers on atmospheric gases and their properties, explains how…
  
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Publisher: Center for Innovation in Engineering and Science Education
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This is the home page of a global project developed to involve K-12 students in a study of global climate and temperature. Participation is free with registration. Students measure…
  
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Science Daily is a web-based magazine that delivers timely news about discoveries in science and technology, appropriate for all audiences. Articles are often accompanied by…
  
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Publisher: Physics Education Technology Project
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This simulation explores how greenhouse gases affect Earth's climate. Students can view levels of atmospheric greenhouse gases present during Earth's last Ice Age, in the year 1750,…
  
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This web page is a teacher's guide for an activity on heat transfer through radiation. Students investigate the relative absorption of light energy by water, light soil, and dark…
  
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Publisher: National Aeronautics and Space Administration
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This NASA website contains information about hurricanes and describes how they form, intensify, and then weaken. The site explains the physics of hurricane formation and also the…
  
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This site from the U.S. Geological Survey provides an introduction to the motions of tectonic plates. Descriptions of each of the four types of plate boundaries are presented along…
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