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Science in Canada
Science.ca came on-line in the fall of 2001. It combines rich narrative biography with clear graphic explanation to describe Canada's greatest scientists and their achievements. The site is visited by thousands of students from across Canada every day, often as part of their provincial school curriculum.
Data Sources for Sea Levels, Temperature, Projections, etc.
RealClimate Data Source
This site collects and analyses raw data for the study of climate change - for example, the actual yearly sea level measurements along coastlines and the yearly recorded temperatures in various locations around the world are available.
Global Change Master Data
This site collects data for use in climate change study, including information on Antarctica, the tools used to collect the data, and more.
Information, images, videos on space and space exploration
Suggested Climate Change Websites
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Nature is Speaking
Conservation International has assembled this glossy site with famous actors which provides a simple yet clear introduction to climate change effects and current associated problems.
Let's Talk Science - Climate Change
Good student site - search "climate change" in the search bar on this site and find current news, research, analysis in multiple formats (text, video, etc.)
David Suzuki Climate Change
This Canadian site offers factual information on climate change organized in a user-friendly manner.
Smithsonian Ocean Portal
Enter "climate change" in the search bar on this site and then select from the left side of the screen which format you want information in - slideshow, article, video, etc. Get an overview of the effects of climate change on the world's oceans - or narrow your search to a specific area or animal.
Climate change from The Financial Times
Check out the latest media releases and news stories about climate change here.
This respected newsource, The Financial Times, created this site to keep its readers up to date about climate change and the political and business ramifications of climate change.
Environmental Defence Fund
The EDF works with business and governments to improve the world's environment. Current information on climate change - use the search bar and links to discover what the people who formed EDF reveal about climate change.
Is tropical story Harvey caused by climate change?
Read this account of the real life impact of climate change by hurricane Harvey which devasted the Texas coastline in Sept. 2017.
This is a short list of subject search terms when searching for books or online sources that may apply to your needs.
- effects of climate change on ... sea levels, forestry, weather patterns, economic development in (name a country), etc.
-environment, environmental factors
Evaluate Websites & Information Sources
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Canadian Wildlife Federation
Gr. 9-12: Ask Us/Demande Moi
Gr. 9-12: How do I start my research?
Gr. 9-12: How do I cite my sources?
Measure Your Ecological Footprint
Ecological Footprint Calculator
Take this 5 minute quiz to determine how sustainable your lifestyle is - what percentage of the total resources here on earth do you use up every year just to maintain your current way of life?
News about your Water Footprint
This Globe and Mail article from its Economy Lab, a Report on Business website, introduces some current ideas about Canadian's water consumption.