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Talking Science: Global Climate Change

A leading expert explains global climate change. Watch the video, view the slideshow, plus read articles from award-winning magazines and check out online activities.

Ed Mathez

Meet Ed Mathez, a geologist at the American Museum of Natural History in New York City. He's the curator of a new exhibition at the Museum called Climate Change: The Threat to Life & A New Energy Future.

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Ed Mathez

Ed Mathez

Hi, I'm Ed Mathez, a geologist at the American Museum of Natural History in New York City. I’m also the curator of a new exhibition at the Museum called Climate Change: The Threat to Life & A New Energy Future. Find out more about Earth’s warming climate, its consequences, and what we can do.


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Articles

Warming Signs
Warming Signs
Science World | October,2008
Earth's climate is changing, and according to scientists, kids your age will bear the brunt of the potentially damaging affects of a warmer world. (Grades 6-10)
Planet Disaster?
Planet Disaster?
SuperScience | October,2008
The world's climate is changing. Scientists say the effects of these changes could be devastating to living things on Earth -- including humans. (Grades 3-6)
Scientists' Answers On Climate Change
Scientists' Answers On Climate Change
Check out videos, photos, and answers to students' questions from top scientists at the American Museum of Natural History in New York City.

Resources

Climate Change
Climate Change
If you're ready to become a global climate change expert, here are more articles, photos, and tips to help change the effects of global warming from Scholastic News online.

Activities

Kids' Environmental Report Card
Kids' Environmental Report Card
Have an opinion about global climate change? Make your voice heard! Vote in the Kids' Environmental Report Card.
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