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Text Book -- by Lynne Cherry and Gary Braasch
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Teacher Guide

NCAR/UCAR -- Middle School Level
Windows to the Universe - Climate Change, Intermediate
Climate Discovery, an Online Course Series for Teachers ($$)
Climate Discovery Teachers' Guide
Scientists Discuss Global Warming & its Impacts (streaming video)
In a New Light: The Color of Weather & Climate
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What Are Global Warming and Climate Change?
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By Chuck McCutcheon
Middle Schools    In question and answer style.

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National Science Teachers Association Review

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The Habitable Planet: A Systems Approach to Environmental Science
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The Science of Global Warming
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Seeds Software -- San Diego, California, US

The European Commission
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Global Warming: Virtual Earth

• Past Workshops Franklin Institute -- Philadelphia, PA USA
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• Environmental Literacy Council -- Air and Climate -- Middle School
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Teachers' Guide to High Quality Educational Materials
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