One of the best places to have fun while learning about climate is NASA's Climate Kids. Take some time to explore this site filled with facts, games, animations, interactives and projects. Check out Planet Health Report, Climate Tales, and Meet the Greenhouse Gases.
These amazing interactives are a fun way to learn! Take a look:
- Climate Time Machine (NASA)
- The Very Simple Climate Model (Windows to the Universe)
- Rising CO2! What Can We Do? (Smithsonian AMNH)
Windows to the Universe is an awesome site for young people! Explore the links and find out everything you want to know about climate and global change.
Marina Ventura's Climate Explorers is a British collection of ten animations that address all kinds of climate topics: atmosphere, climate zones, wildlife, oceans, forests, paleoclimates, and more.
Living in the Greenhouse is dedicated to helping kids explore climate and learn more about Earth's cycles, from the National Center for Atmospheric Research.
Weather Wiz Kids has a great climate page for kids that includes climate experiments you can do at home.
Climate change is impacting the Arctic more than other places. Learn more about how animals and humans in the Arctic are being affected in Arctic: A Friend Acting Strangely from Smithsonian Research Center.
Scijinks is a fun place to learn about factors that contribute to climate, including El Niño, the Gulf Stream, and climate latitude zones.
Would you like to be a climatologist someday? How do climate scientists learn about climate in the past, measure climate today, and forecast climate conditions in the future? Find out more about their work at The Climatologist's Toolbox. Learn more about the way scientists use climate models to predict future climate.
Here are some fun videos that help to explain climate concepts.
- How are weather and climate different?
- How does the earth's climate system work?
- How does geography affect climate?
- Why are there different climates in different places?
- What kinds of animals live in the biomes of the earth?
- What does climate change mean for desert ecosystems?
- What does climate change mean for the oceans?
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- Earth Science
- Human Body
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