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A Guide to Information on Greenhouse Gases and Ozone Depletion
Published July 1988 through June 1999

FROM VOLUME 3, NUMBER 1, JANUARY 1990

MISCELLANEOUS...
TEACHING RESOURCES


Item #d90jan85

"A Moving Atlas," Eos, p. 1561, Dec. 19, 1989. This brief article describes an interactive, animated atlas designed for use with personal computers with color monitors, to be distributed at no cost to schools and libraries around the world in 1992. It was developed for the International Space Year to demonstrate global change to the public.


Item #d90jan86

"The Greening of the Classroom," M. Gribbin, New Sci., 64, Nov. 18, 1989.

Reviews briefly the content and suitability to various age groups of the following six books: (1) Energy, Power Sources and Electricity, P. Neal, 48 pp.; (2) Disappearing Rainforest, R. Prosser, 48 pp.; (3) The World's Water, J. Palmer, 48 pp.; (4) Pressures on the Countryside, D. Golland, 48 pp.; (5) War on Waste, J. Palmer, 48 pp.; and (6) The Greenhouse Effect, P. Neal, 60 pp. All available (8.95 each) from Dryad Publishers, UK.


Item #d90jan87

Good Planets Are Hard to Find, 44 pp., 1989. Available from Namchi United Enterprises, POB 33852, Station D, Vancouver, B.C. V6J 4L6, Can. (604-736-6931); $5 plus $1 shipping; discounts for bulk orders.

An environmental information guide, dictionary and action book for children ages 8 and up that encourages children to join and support ecology organizations.


Item #d90jan88

"Global Climate Change," D.K. Hall, Sci. Teacher, 56(6), 66-70, Sep. 1989.

A NASA scientist reviews historical climate changes, suggesting that conclusions about their causes must be drawn with care. Maintains that monitoring sea ice, snow, glaciers and ice sheets is essential to be able to predict man's impact on our future climate.


Item #d90jan89

"The Greenhouse Effect Revisited," C. Bohren, Weatherwise, 42, 50-55, Feb. 1989. Includes experiments in atmospheric physics to demonstrate the greenhouse effect.


Item #d90jan90

"The Science of the Changing Atmosphere," C. Gietz, Environ. Views, 8-11, Dec. 1988.

Provides a question-answer and definition format to explain the greenhouse effect, ozone depletion and acid rain.


Item #d90jan91

"The Significance of Rising Sea Levels," G.J. Conway, Sci. Teacher, 56(1), 63-65, Jan. 1989.

Suggests that graphing changes in tide and ocean levels over time, as well as mapping variations in the continental shelves for various coastal cities, would visibly demonstrate that sea level does change. This activity could introduce a study of the greenhouse effect and its possible influence on sea level, and a discussion of ways to reduce the warming trend.

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