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MN Climate Project

Databases:

To access the Media Center databases:
 
--Go to the school’s web site: 
denfeld-site.isd709.org/media-center

--Click on Databases

--If you are at home, click on ELM (if you don’t have a library card, get the Media Center's library card number)

--Select the appropriate database from the list below
 
(encyclopedia information--after you search for "climate change Minnesota," look for "Magazines" and "Web Search" in the column to the left)
(points and counterpoints--pro and con articles--search for "Climate Change Minnesota")
(newspaper information--search for "Climate Change Minnesota")



Websites--Minnesota View:
 
National Climate Assessment 

Union of Concerned Scientists: Minnesota

MN Department of Health: Climate and Health
 
MN Department of Natural Resources: Climate Change Mitigation and Adaptation
 
National Resources Defense Council: Climate   Health Threats in Minnesota
 


Websites--National and International View:
 
Almanac of Policy Issues: Global Warming
http://www.policyalmanac.org/environment/global_warming.shtml

The Atlantic.com - Global Warming: Who Loses and Who Wins?
http://www.theatlantic.com/doc/200704/global-warming

Carbon calculator
http://www.epa.gov/climatechange/ghgemissions/ind-calculator.html

Chevron (oil company) Addressing Climate Change
http://www.chevron.com/globalissues/climatechange/sevenprinciples/

EPA Climate Change
http://www.epa.gov/climatechange/

EPA Climate Change Basics
http://www.epa.gov/climatechange/basics/

EPA Climate Impact on Agriculture and Food Supply
http://www.epa.gov/climatechange/impacts-adaptation/agriculture.html

EPA Greenhouse Gas Info
http://www.epa.gov/climatechange/ghgemissions/

EPA What can you do about climate change?
http://www.epa.gov/climatechange/wycd/
 
Exploratorium: Global Climate Change Research Explorer
http://www.exploratorium.edu/climate/index.html

National Geographic Global Warming Simulation
http://science.nationalgeographic.com/science/environment/global-warming/gw-impacts-interactive.html

Farming Affected by Weather
http://www.globalization101.org/cause-for-concern-market-structure-and-drought-creates-fear-over-corn-prices

Global Warming: Early Warning Signs
http://www.climatehotmap.org/

Greenhouse Gases

http://youtube/NoMZ6XOvnTQ

NASA Space View: Climate Time Machine
http://climate.nasa.gov/interactives/climate_time_machine

PBS Energy Effeciency Quiz
http://www.pbs.org/now/shows/413/energy-efficiency-quiz.html

PBS Global Warming Timeline
http://www.pbs.org/now/science/climatechange.html

Renewable Energy Resources

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=D-cwMZE_UeQ

This American Life Broadcast: Hot in my Backyard, May 2013
http://www.thisamericanlife.org/radio-archives/episode/495/hot-in-my-backyard

UN article about Humans and Climate Change, Sept 2013
http://climate.nasa.gov/news/988

Video from Will Steger in the Arctic 2007
http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=DezLEZaNhL4#t=79

Weather or Climate?

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ukIIA2D0BUU

What can I do?

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yx8MR_QCvaE

World View of Global Warming: The Photographic Documentation of Climate Change
http://www.worldviewofglobalwarming.org/pages/glaciers.html



Great Search Engines You Should Try:

Sweet Search
Searches only the sites that have been reviewed and approved by a team of librarians, teachers, and research experts
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Google Scholar
A search engine designed to search scholarly journals
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iSEEK Education
A non-commercial search engine that delivers editor-reviewed results from universities, government sites and other noncommercial providers
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IPL2 (The Librarian's Internet)

http://www.ipl.org/
Created and maintained by librarians, offers high-quality academic information
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RefSeek*
http://www.refseek.com/
a web search engine for students and researchers that aims to make academic information easily accessible to everyone
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NSDL--National Science Digital Library
http://nsdl.org/
Emphasis on the sciences, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM)
 
 
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