Detailed climate change resource page, with facts and figures and links to many other resources and web sites.
Worksheets and details of practical work to illustrate many aspects of rocks, weathering, rock cycle and carbon cycle.
Students site with many resources from the US Environmental Protection Agency kids' site. Includes videos, quizes and interactive activities.
Details of different types of rocks, weathering and rock cycle. Also activity (video) and test.
Attractive site with teacher resources, games, videos and many other sources of information on climate change, greenhouse effect and more.
2 animated slides showing oil formation and trapping.
In this investigation, students observe how atmospheric conditions effect the corrosion of a range of metals. Airtight containers are set up containing dry air, moist air, and air polluted by sulfur dioxide. The corrosion of each metal is observed over a number of days and students are then challenged to consider possible ways of preventing corrosion. Teacher notes, apparatus list, student guidance and safety points are included.
This practical activity gives students an opportunity to sample and identify life in a pond. The investigation looks at the effect of water pH on the organisms that live in the pond. A presentation and short video clip introduces the topic and sets the scene for the investigation. Instructions and teacher guidance for carrying out the practical work are included.
Simple, nicely illustrated explanation on the greenhouse effect.
Students' site from the US Environment Protection Agency on the causes and prevention of acid rain, with information, slideshown and other resources including quizes and crosswords.
UK archive of information about air pollution in different locations, including background information and up to date figures.
The New Economics Foundation's Democs are card games illustrating how information is used to make decisions. Sets are free to download.
Random multiple choice quiz covering environmental chemistry from Doc Brown's chemistry site.
Crossword on environmental chemistry. There is a larger harder version available.
A game of consequences illustrating how our activities impact the environment, particularly relating to climate change from the BBC
Games, activities and stories (some more suitable for younger children) designed to underline the causes and prevention of acid rain, from the US EPA's site.
The BBC's environmental science website covering areas such as climate change, air pollution, biodiversity and energy resources. Includes (hard) quizzes, animations, images and videos.
Website all about global climate change: evidence, causes and effects. Also videos clips and other resources.
Global map depicting possible early warning signs (fingerprints and harbingers) of global warming.
A calculator for your carbon footprint. Pupils can easily work their way through this Flash animation. They will need to access a UK postcode, but an example is given if they don't have one to hand. They may need some guidance about the insulation in their homes. They will probably need to do some research to find out about the appliances in their house for the follow up activities.
Animated slide show on acid rain and the effect on lake organisms.
Activity from Science upd8 in which students research sulphur and pollution.
Add information about your home or school to calculate your carbon footprint.
Interactive activities and quizes on climate change.
Web pages that explain different cycles that regulate the Earth and the atmosphere. Cycles covered include: energy, carbon, nitrogen, water, rock cycle, atmosphere and water.
Excellent photographs and explanations about global warming. Photos would make a good presentation lesson
Lots of information on water pollution. Some of the pages are quite wordy.
Clear accessible background reading materials on the rock cycle, Earth structure, plate tectonics, atmosphere, etc from Moorlands School. Please note: a few links are broken.
Effects of energy use on the environment and global warming explained.