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Earth and Moon Viewer

http://www.fourmilab.ch/earthview/vplanet.html

Rating: 1, Awesome!

Description: View either a map of the Earth showing the day and night regions at this moment, or view the Earth from the Sun, the Moon, the night side of the Earth, above any location on the planet specified by latitude, longitude and altitude, from a satellite in Earth orbit, or above various cities around the globe. Standards K.4.2, 1.2.1, 1.2.3, and 2.2.0

Resource Type: Photos or Pictures.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 1019

Environmental Issues - Center for Policy Studies

http://www.ncpa.org/pi/enviro/envdex3.html#10

Rating: 1, Awesome!

Description: The Center for Policy Studies is a centrist think tank that provides policy briefings to government and buisness on a wealth of national and international issues.

Resource Type: Secondary Text.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 1105

United Nations Environment Program Homepage

http://www.unep.ch/

Rating: 1, Awesome!

Description: The United Nation's Environment homepage has conventions/treaties on the aspects of the environment. It has a wealth of data on global resources and international trade aspects of these resources. Standards 10.9.8 and 11.11.5

Comments: This site has application also to international trade issues.

Resource Type: Primary Source Text.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 3290

20/20 Vision

http://www.2020vision.org/

Rating: 2, High!

Description: This is a political interest group homepage where activists can interact with business, government and political leaders on environmental, social and political issues. Standards 11.11.5, 11.11.6, and 11.11.7

Comments: Issues here are viewed mostly from a liberal perspective. This might be a good site to help students investigate the political bias of various gourps involved in environmental and other social issues.

Resource Type: Mix of Text and Graphics.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 19

Brasil - Environment by Sergio Koreisha

http://darkwing.uoregon.edu/~sergiok/brenvironment.html

Rating: 2, High!

Description: Here is an excellent collection of links related to the environment of Brazil, one of the country's major issues. Includes resources from both Brazilian and other countries and organizations. Many rainforest sites are listed. (Many sites are Portuguese language.) Standard 11.9.3

Resource Type: Compilation of Links.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 435

Chernobyl: A Nuclear Disaster

http://library.thinkquest.org/3426/

Rating: 2, High!

Description: This is a student developed site with researched information on the Chernobyl nuclear disaster in 1986 and its follow-up.

Comments: The site has a dark background which makes it difficult to look at for long periods of time.

Resource Type: Secondary Text.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 624

Environmental News Network

http://www.enn.com/

Rating: 2, High!

Description: Gives a one stop information site which includes a Green Business Letter, Infoseek Zone, ENN radio. Some items are by subscription (reasonable), but most are free. Standard 11.11.5

Comments: A high tech site. Need Real Audio to hear newscasts.

Resource Type: Mix of Text and Graphics.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 1106

EPA Global Warming Site

http://yosemite.epa.gov/oar/globalwarming.nsf/content/index.html

Rating: 2, High!

Description: This site defines the problem, looks at the impact, and then proposes actions we can take to reduce global warming on a local, national and international levels. Standard 11.11.5

Resource Type: Compilation of Links.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 1108

Nuclear Power Plant Demonstration

http://www.ida.liu.se/~her/npp/demo.html

Rating: 2, High!

Description: This is an intriguing multi-media page on the reactor melt down at Chernobyl. You are in control trying to save the reactor. Standard 10.9.7

Comments: Not for low tech computers.

Resource Type: Mix of Text and Graphics.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 2342

Sierra Club Global Warming Campaign

http://www.sierraclub.org/globalwarming/

Rating: 2, High!

Description: This Sierra Club site makes a strong case for the dangers of global warming on the earth's environment.

Resource Type: Secondary Text.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 2765

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