In this chapter you have learned about the variety of factors affecting climate and climate patterns. You have learned that climate patterns change over time for a variety of reasons. One cause is human interaction with the environment. In this activity you will learn about causes of global warming and some possible ways it affects humans, as well as actions people can undertake to help reduce global warming's negative effects.
Destination Title: Global Warming
Start at the United States Environmental Protection Agency's Global Warming Web site.
- Click on Climate and read the information on this page.
- Click on Emissions at the bottom of the page. Then click on Individual in the list on the left of the screen and explore this topic.
- Click on Impacts at the bottom of the screen and then click on Health. Read this information.
- Click on Actions at the bottom of the screen. Click on Individual and then on Make a Difference. Explore the tips for helping the environment In the Home and On the Road.
Take notes as you explore these topics, and then answer the following questions.