Every time I turn around, it's the topic of a lot of good info and good finds. Even going to the Smithsonian National Zoo in Washington DC the other day, many exhibits spoke on endangered animals and how many animal populations were affected by humans--particularly by way of climate change. But, I'm getting ahead of myself, and that's a story for another day.
Planet Nutshell takes complex concepts and simplifies them in an easy to understand video format. They put down the facts cleanly and simply, "in a nutshell." Visit Planet Nutshell and you will find a series of 11 animated videos all on the science behind climate change. These videos were created through a grant from the Corporation for Public Broadcasting, and created in collaboration with Salt Lake City's KUEN TV. Here's episode 1:
To learn more, check out Planet Nutshell's Climate Change to find all 11 of their nutshell videos.
- Episode 1: A Sick Planet
- Episode 2: What is Climate?
- Episode 3: Evidence of a Warming Planet
- Episode 4: Too Much Carbon Dioxide
- Episode 5: Where Does Carbon Dioxide Come from?
- Episode 6: Climate Change in the American West
- Episode 7: Climate Change Around the World
- Episode 8: Climate Change in the Oceans
- Episode 9: How Bad Could it Get?
- Episode 10: How the World Could Tackle Climate Change?
- Episode 11: You Could Make a Difference
Special thanks to Free Technology for Teachers for originally writing about this. If you are at all interested in teaching, educational technology, and finding engaging resources for your classroom, THIS is an excellent source for you!!
To see more on my summer series on climate change, click here!
Video and logo from http://www.planetnutshell.com/project/episode-1-a-sick-planet/