This extensive website provides "a hypertext history of how scientists came to (partly) understand what people are doing to change the Earth's climate." Students and researchers can learn about climate trends -- both modern and past cycles -- the various factors and chemicals influencing the climate, and much more. Visitors will find a concise timeline describing the major discoveries throughout the years. The website is supplemented with various links where interested users can find more information. Those who would like a copy of the website can download the file onto their hard drive.


SubjectsEcology, Forestry and Agriculture, Education, Geoscience, Life Science, Social Sciences, Technology
Education levelHigh School, Higher Education, Informal Education, Vocational/Professional Development Education
Resource typesAudio/Visual, Reference Material, Text
Resource formatapplication, application/zip
PublisherCenter for History of Physics (American Institute of Physics)

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CopyrightSpencer Weart and the American Institute of Physics.

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Internet Scout ProjectAMSER: Applied Math and Science Education Repository
Title Internet Scout Project
Description The Internet Scout Report provides evaluation and annotation of high-quality online resources, particularly those that will be of value to the education community. Each resource is selected, researched, and annotated by a team of professional librarians and subject-matter experts, who evaluate sites on the basis of their content, authority, upkeep, presentation, availability, and cost. Published since 1994, the Report is one of the internet's oldest and most respected publications. The Internet Scout Project is part of the College of Letters and Sciences, University of Wisconsin-Madison.