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Global Warming

Watch the first part of this video to learn about the problem for polar bears in the arctic.

What Is Happening To The Arctic?
      What Is Global Warming?.... find out here
We learn about the animals, people and weather in the Arctic but move quickly on to how the area is changing. 'Global Warming' affects all areas of the world, but we can see the effects of this particularly in the Arctic. We discover what words like 'climate, CO2, greenhouse gases, fossil fuels...etc' mean. Then we delve a little deeper. We investigate questions, such as...  What is Global warming?  Why does it happen?   What are countries doing about it?    What can 'I' do to help? What other types of fuel are there, and which are good or bad?
 

Global Warming for Kids

You will learn about "Global Warming" in this video. We know that carbon di oxide, methane, nitrous oxide etc are the gases responsible for the greenhouse effect. However, these days because of increase in pollution, carbon di oxide levels are increasing rapidly.

Biomes of the World: Oceans, Mountains, Grassland, Rainforest, Desert

From Antarctica to the hottest desert, there are many different places on Earth for plant and animals to live. Large groups of similar ecosystems are called biomes. You will probably recognize most of the biomes we visit in this video. Come learn a little more about them and the plants and animals that live there!

 

What are biomes?

 

Thriving since 1960, my garden in a bottle: Seedling sealed in its own ecosystem and watered just once in 53 years

 

SUSTAINABILITY MEANS MAKING THINGS LAST - we don't want to use it all up!
Watch the short VIDEO clips using the links in this table to find out different ways to make ecosytems sustainable.

 

 

Our FOOD comes from all over the world. This means lots of fuel and pollution is made to transport food items to our country. Watch this clip and count the food miles of a chicken sandwich.

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