Use the resources below to get smart on climate change and what you can do to make a difference.
EPA Climate Change Kids Site: Games, links, climate animation, tools for teachers, and more resources on climate change.
EPA ENERGY STAR Kids Site: Why your planet needs you and how you can make big changes to help.
EPA ENERGY STAR Kids Room: You Can Make Big Changes: Choose "Eureka! We’ve Found It! See Where You Can Make a Difference in Our World" to learn what you can do in your bedroom to save energy and the planet.
EPA: At School – What You Can Do: Planning resources and a directory about reducing greenhouse gas emissions for students, educators, and administrators.
Behind Every Illusion : A novel by Christina Harner about the "extraordinary ways the earth has evolved in a desperate attempt to save itself from the destruction caused by humankind."
Pew Center: Global Warming - Kids Page : A basic understanding of global warming, how it occurs, and how you can help stop the process, in a question and answer format.
ClimateChangeEducation.org: GlobalWarmingKids.net : A kid’s portal with links on global warming, climate change, and solutions.
Year of Science: Take AIM at Climate Change Video : Welcome to the celebration of weather and climate!
Air Pollution Resources
- EPA Environmental Kids Club: Causes of air pollution and what you can do to keep the air clean.
- EcoHealth: There’s Something in the Air : Information on air pollution, smog and air quality.
- EcoHealth: Ozone’s Split Personality : The positive and negative aspects of ozone.
- Kids 4 Clean Air: Clean Air Kids : An overview of air quality, smog, today’s pollution issues, gases, and smoking.
- Kids 4 Clean Air: Clean Air Kids Games and Puzzles : Information sheets, games, and puzzles about clean air.
Extreme Weather Events
- EcoHealth: Storms: Weather Gone Wild : Changing climate patterns and how they create weather events like thunderstorms, hurricanes, and tornadoes.
- EcoHealth: Floods: Water Gone Wild : Changing climate patterns and specific information about floods.
- OneWorld.net’s Kids Channel : Tiki the Penguin Says Let’s Make a Kinder World for Everyone: How climate change can lead to unpredictable weather.
Climate and Infectious Disease
EcoHealth: Hitching a Ride to Find the Host with the Most : The effects of vectors, how global warming affects vectors, and the deadly illnesses they spread.
Carbon Dioxide and Climate Change
EcoKids: Planet Protectors: Carbon Dioxide is Taking Over the World! : An interactive game about carbon dioxide and climate change.
Climate Change and Hunger
EcoHealth: Agriculture: Growing Problems : How climate change affects agriculture and hunger.
Climate Change and Heat Waves
EcoHealth: Things are Heating Up! : How climate change affects rising temperatures, summer heat waves, and health.
Climate Change and Sea Level Rise
EcoHealth: Sea Change: Rising Ocean Levels : How global warming contributes to rising sea and ocean levels.