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Here are additional resources relating to aspects of Climate Change from the SERC catalog. These resources have not been reviewed by the Climate Change Collection review team.
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Hurricanes part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This Why Files article focuses on hurricanes in the Atlantic Ocean and Caribbean region: what they are, how they form, how they are predicted, how scientists use Geostationary Operational ...
Resource Type: Text:Report
Grade Level: High School (9-12), Intermediate (3-5), General Public, Middle (6-8)

Extra Planetary Perception part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This Why Files article discusses newly discovered planets outside our solar system and focuses attention on the question: Are we alone in the universe? Topics covered are: how did scientists discover ...
Resource Type: Text:Glossary
Grade Level: General Public, High School (9-12), Middle (6-8), Intermediate (3-5)

Flood of Evidence part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This article is a Why Files report on the increase in "natural" disasters from floods, probably the most destructive type of natural disaster. The article notes that in constant dollars, the cost in ...
Resource Type: Text:Report
Grade Level: Intermediate (3-5), High School (9-12), General Public, Middle (6-8)

No Snows on Kilimanjaro part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This article is a Why Files short piece on the melting of tropical glaciers. Geologist Lonnie Thompson has reported that ice in tropical regions is melting fast, and glaciers are retreating at an ...
Resource Type: Text:Report
Grade Level: Intermediate (3-5), High School (9-12), General Public, Middle (6-8)

Global Warming part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This Why Files article explores the debate on global warming. Topics discussed are: is global warming good or bad, the greenhouse effect, how stable have past climates been, and what are effects of ...
Resource Type: Text:Report
Grade Level: Intermediate (3-5), High School (9-12), General Public, Middle (6-8)

Global Warming: Is it Real? part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This short article from the Why Files discusses research that provides new evidence for a century-long warming trend. The research is based on records of lake and river ice melting and freezing dates ...
Resource Type: Text:Report
Grade Level: General Public, Intermediate (3-5), High School (9-12), Middle (6-8)

The Air That We Breathe part of SERC Web Resource Collection

The Why Files examines the latest research and the debate on air pollution and health. The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has proposed regulations under the Clean Air Act for ground-level ...
Resource Type: Text:Glossary
Grade Level: Intermediate (3-5), High School (9-12), General Public, Middle (6-8)

Water Woes part of SERC Web Resource Collection

In this article, The Why Files investigates the world's water shortage problem. The problem comes from an increased demand (due to increased population) for a finite supply of water on the Earth. The ...
Resource Type: Text:Report
Grade Level: High School (9-12), General Public, Middle (6-8), Intermediate (3-5)

Saving the Last Edens part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This Why Files article discusses three of the last remaining wild places in the world. Topics include: the nature of these "Last Edens", threats to them by logging and other human activities, and ...
Resource Type: Text:Report
Grade Level: General Public, Intermediate (3-5), High School (9-12), Middle (6-8)

Beach Erosion part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This Why Files article considers beach erosion. Topics covered are: the nature and extent of beach losses, the role of beaches in protecting coasts, some measures -good and bad- to prevent coastal ...
Resource Type: Text:Report
Grade Level: Intermediate (3-5), High School (9-12), General Public, Middle (6-8)

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