Is It Only Natural? – Additional Resources
|Hunter, Nick. Science Fights Back: Science Vs. Climate Change. Gareth Stevens Publishing. 2013. Presents the science and the data to explain the climate change issue to students. Grades 4–5. ISBN: 9781433986789.|
Climate Change Evidence
“How Do We Know the Climate Is Changing?” Climate Kids: NASA’s Eyes on the World. National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA). Student-friendly explanations of the evidence for climate change.
CO2 Past, Present & Future
CO2.Earth. A source for past, present, and future carbon dioxide data and projections.
Data on CO2 Emissions
Carbon Dioxide: Projected Emissions and Concentration. Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change. Data on recent increases and projected changes in CO2 emissions.
Overview of Greenhouse Gases. U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). Data on CO2 emissions by source.
Lines of Evidence Video Series
Climate Change: Lines of Evidence. The National Research Council. This 7-chapter video series explains how scientists have arrived at the current state of knowledge about climate change and its causes. Chapter 6: Solar Influences and Chapter 7: Natural Cycles explore alternative explanations.
Mauna Loa Data on Atmospheric CO2
Trends in Atmospheric Carbon Dioxide. National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA). Recent data from Mauna Loa Observatory.
Science Investigations: Causes of Climate Change
Climate Science Investigations: Causes of Climate Change. National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA). An explanation of some of the natural causes of climate change.
Student Guide to Climate Change
A Student’s Guide to Global Climate Change. U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). General information about climate and causes of climate change, including data to examine.
Move the Continents. Cornell University. On this interactive website, students can move the continents to show the former supercontinent, Pangaea, and then back to the modern configuration again.