Science: Greenhouse Effect
These sites describe the greenhouse effect and its impact on Earth and humans. There are statistics, illustrations, audio clips, and animations. Some sites include lesson plans, activities, and experiments. There are links to eThemes resources on Global Warming, Ozone, and Solar System: Earth’s Atmosphere.
Renewable Energy: An Overview
Non-renewable energy sources such as fossil fuels contribute to the overall warming of the Earth when burned. This site discusses the alternative ways of using energy to control the greenhouse effect.
This site discusses climate, emissions, impact of rising temperatures, and actions being taken to reduce climate change. Click on "What is the Problem" for an illustration of the greenhouse effect.
BBC: World's Carbon Pollution Falls
Listen to a short audio clip that gives a different view of pollution and talks about the reasons why carbon dioxide emissions are falling.
BBC News: Global News
Read about the serious problems different countries and regions of the world will face because of global climate change.
Photosynthesis, Trees, and the Greenhouse Effect
How can trees help reduce the impact of the greenhouse effect? In this lesson, students can study photosynthesis and the role of the greenhouse gas carbon dioxide. They can then write a paragraph about how trees might slow down the process of global warming.
PBS: Green Planet
This site describes what the greenhouse effect is and what impact it could have on the planet. Includes links to additional reading.
Brain POP!: Greenhouse Effect
Watch a movie with Tim and Moby about the Greenhouse Effect then take a pop quiz. There is also a comic and an experiment with Bob the ex-lab rat. NOTE: This site is available by subscription only.
Brain POP!: Global Warming
Listen to Tim and Moby as they explain the phenomenon of global warming. There is also a quiz, activities, and comics. NOTE: This site is available by subscription only.
eThemes Resource: Ozone
These sites are all about the ozone, a form of oxygen. Sites include information about what ozone is, the ozone layer, why it is important, ozone depletion, and UV protection.
eThemes Resource: Solar System: Earth's Atmosphere
These sites are about the Earth's atmosphere and its layers. See pictures, diagrams, and videos, and then try the interactive quizzes. Includes links to an eThemes Resource on the ozone layer and greenhouse effect.
eThemes Resource: Global Warming
These sites describe the Global Warming and its impacts on Earth and humans. There are statistics, illustrations, movie clips, and animations. Myths and facts, debates, lesson plans, and experiments are included. There are links to eThemes resources on Greenhouse Effect, Ozone, and Solar System: Earth's Atmosphere.