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The World Watcher Project: The Global Warming Project DLESE Reviewed Collection
In this unit, students learn about the scientific factors contributing to the global warming debate. Students act as advisors to the heads of state of several nations and explore the issues as they respond to the various questions and concerns of these leaders. Activities include a combination of physical labs and investigations using World Watcher software, a geographic data visualization tool developed by Northwestern University.
Intended for grade levels:
  • Middle (6-8)
  • High (9-12)
Type of resource:
  • For the classroom:
    • Computer activity
    • Module / Unit
    • Project
  • Visual:
    • Illustration - scientific
    • Imagery - remotely sensed
    • Map
    • Visualization - scientific
  • Text:
    • Ref. material
  • Tools:
    • Calculation / Conversion
    • Software
  • Atmospheric science
  • Climatology
  • Environmental science
  • Geographical Sciences:
    • Physical geography
  • Geological Sciences:
    • Geology
  • Physics
  • Other
Technical requirements:
Adobe Acrobat reader
QuickTime plug-in
Microsoft Windows operating system
Macintosh operating system
Cost / Copyright:
Cost information is not known
This product is free and clear for general use.
DLESE Catalog ID: NASA-ESERevProd235
Resource contact / Creator / Publisher:
Contact: Northwestern University