Interactive Learning Sites
BBC Climate Change
This BBC resource page features articles, videos and animated explanations of the science behind climate change, its impacts and what is being done to confront the phenomenon.
Clean Air Kids
This UK-hosted site provides information sheets, games and puzzles to teach young learners (ages 5 to 11) about the greenhouse effect, climate change and other environmental problems
Source: Kids 4 Clean Air
Climat: Une Enquête aux Pôles (French only)
An interactive education site designed by the French research institution CNRS examining the science of climate change as it affects the earth's poles.
Source: Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique (CNRS)
Climate Change in our World
With the help of Google Earth technology, this site features an interactive map to illustrate current and possible future impacts of climate change across the globe.
Source: Met Office Hadley Centre, British Antarctic Survey and UK Government
Climate Change Kids Site
This site provides games, activities and animated videos to teach children about the basics of climate change. It also has resources for teachers as well as useful links to other CC-related sites.
Source: US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
Climate Change: the Threat to Life and a New Energy Future
Designed for both teachers and students, this site features articles, interviews, educator resources and slideshows to provide a general overview of the causes and effects of climate change.
Source: American Museum of Natural History
Climate Connections: A Global Journey
Visitors can use this interactive map to learn about the vaious effects climate change is having on different parts of the globe.
Source: National Public Radio
Climate Kids: Nasa's Eyes on the Earth
This site offers games, multimedia materials, climate stories and other lesson ideas appropriate for young learners as well as lesson plan links for educators.
Climax Expo Simulation Changement Climatique (French only)
A French education site that uses videos, texts and animation to explain the science of climate change.
Source: Climax Expo Simulation Changement Climatique
Cool Kids for a Cool Climate
This UK-based site offers children news about climate change, explanations of its causes and effects, and suggestions for how to “take action.”
Source: Cool Kids for a Cool Climate
Designed for use by both students and teachers, this Canadian site provides games, activities and simple explanations to teach about the causes, effects and possible solutions to climate change.
Source: Earth Day Canada
Education Developpement Durable (French only)
French language site with educational videos, news articles and teaching materials focused on climate change.
Source: Education Developpement Durable
This interactive site uses stories, videos and news items to teach young people about new means of energy production and encourage power conservation.
Source: California Energy Commission
Global Climate Change: Nasa's Eyes on the Earth
Useful for both children and adults, this comprehensive site uses facts sheets, articles, videos and images to explain climate change causes, effects and solutions.
This portion of the National Geographic website features articles, photographs, videos and other materials on the subjects of climate change and energy alternatives.Source: National Geographic
Global Warming: Early Warning Signs
This interactive map, which can be used in conjunction with the UCS’s climate change curriculum, illustrates the various local consequences of global warming.
Source: Union of Concerned Scientists
Global Warming: What You Need to Know
This site, developed in conjunction with a two-hour documentary film, uses articles, an interactive map and slides to provide a general overview of the causes, impacts and possible solutions to climate change.
Source: Discovery Channel
Kid's Crossing - The Warming Greenhouse
This site uses simple text to introduce young learners to the basics of climate change, the greenhouse effect and energy issues.
Source: University Corporation for Atmospheric Research (UCAR)
La Climat, Ma Planète, et Moi (French only)
A French site offering climate change games and links to teaching materials.
Source: La Climat, Ma Planète, et Moi
Our Climate is Changing
Designed for young learners, this interactive site uses animation, simple text and games to introduce the basic causes and impacts of climate change.Source: eSchooltoday
Simon Says Stop Global Warming
This site uses animated videos and games to teach children about the basic causes and effects of climate change and to encourage them to start thinking about solutions.
Source: Hippo Works
Your Climate Your Life
Designed for both teachers and students, this interactive site offers a basic overview of the causes and effects of climate change, particularly as it concerns the UK.
Source: Royal Geographical Society