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Environmental Issues Research - Earth & Environmental Science - 9th Grade PBA  

Use this guide to search for resources on worldwide environmental issues.
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    Environmental Issues - Database Resources

    The Earth as seen from Apollo 17

    • Global Issues in Context - Gale
      Offers global perspectives on issues of international importance and current world events and topics in the news related to these issues.

    • Gale Virtual Reference Library
      Search more than 1,000 eBooks on many environmental issues.
    • Science Online - Facts on File
      Get the facts on any environmental issue with Science Online.
    • Science in Context - Gale
      Science In Context features authoritative information for assignments and projects, and provides detailed coverage for earth science and life science, space, technology, mathematics, and science history and biography.
    • Ebsco Web
      Find articles on any topic in newspapers, magazines, and academic journals with one search!
    • Academic Search Premier
      Contains articles from journals, magazines, newspapers, and books on any topic.

    Best Databases for Pro/Con Issues

    Website Resources

    • National Oceanic & Atmospheric Admin. (NOAA)
      NOAA’s dedicated scientists use cutting-edge research and high-tech instrumentation to provide citizens, planners, emergency managers and other decision makers with reliable information they need when they need it.
    • NASA
      NASA's vision: We reach for new heights and reveal the unknown for the benefit of humankind.

      NASA is an excellent site to use for research into the space program.
    • Center for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC)
      The CDC is an excellent resource for research into health related topics.
    • New York Times
      Factual reporting...NY Times is an excellent source for research into the most current topics of the day.
    • National Geographic
      Excellent site to use for research.
     

    Books on Environmental Issues

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