Climate Time Machine – Additional Resources
|Constible, Juanita, Luke Sandro, and Richard E. Lee, Jr. Climate Change from Pole to Pole: Biology Investigations. National Science Teachers Association. 2008. Biology-based case studies, background information, and activities on effects of climate change. Adult. ISBN: 9781933531236|
Great Lakes Resources
All About The Great Lakes
The Great Lakes. University of Wisconsin Sea Grant Institute. Information about how the the Great Lakes were formed, and on their current depth, shoreline attributes, temperature and more.
Ancient Glaciers of Illinois
Build Illinois: The Last 500 Million Years. Illinois State Geological Survey. An imaginary trip back in time to see how the landscape of Illinois was formed.
EPA Atlas of The Great Lakes
The Great Lakes. U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). Information and data about the Great Lakes over time and issues facing them today.
Film: Rise and Fall of The Great Lakes
The Rise and Fall of the Great Lakes. National Film Board Council [Canada]. This classic 16-minute film shows a lone canoeist living through the changes of the Great Lakes, only to find himself trapped in a sea of scum.
Formation of the Great Lakes Video
Great Lakes. Detroit Public TV. An overview of the Great Lakes region, with an explanation of their formation.
Maps of Our Great Lakes
About Our Great Lakes. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Great Lakes Environmental Research Laboratory. Maps and other information and resources about the Great Lakes.
Citizen Scientists Network
Project BudBurst. A national network of citizen scientists monitoring plants as the seasons and climates change.
Explore Earth’s History
EarthViewer. BioInteractive. An interactive tool for exploring Earth’s deep history, including changes in atmospheric composition, temperature, day length, and solar luminosity.
The Ice Age
The Great Ice Age. U.S. Geological Survey, U.S. Department of the Interior. A description of the forces that caused the Great Ice Age of the Pleistocene Epoch, as well as how it influenced Earth’s environment.
What Causes an Ice Age?
Periodic Ice Age. Science Channel. Brief explanation of the periodic ice ages due to orbital variations of the Earth.