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Climate Change and
Our Planet

    Specially for Kids - These items are designed especially for children (grades K-5) and provide fun activities for kids to explore the planet they live on.

  • Kid's Climate Site - This site from NOAA's Climate Diagnostic Center provides a wide range of links to educational sites and to the office of each State Climatologists.

  • Global Warming Kids Site - EPA has developed a great page for kids to help them understand climate and weather, global warming and the greenhouse effect.

    Specially for Students - These items are designed especially for students (grades 6-12) to provide a way of learning about the earth in a fun and informative way.

  • Spuzzled for Kids - This site takes NOAA images and offers students the chance to put those images into the correct order while also learning more about the environmental work of the Agency. There are two spuzzles in this section: Climate and Research.

  • Frequently Asked Questions about Global Warming - This site can answer many questions about global warming, including: What is the greenhouse effect, and is it affecting our climate? Are greenhouse gases increasing? Is the climate warming? Are El Niños related to Global Warming? Is the hydrological cycle (evaporation and precipitation) changing? Is the atmospheric/oceanic circulation changing? Is the climate becoming more variable or extreme? How important are these changes in a longer-term context? Is sea level rising? Can the observed changes be explained by natural variability?

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