Shared Book Approach
Read books and surf websites about climate change, carbon pollution and greenhouse gas emissions.
Flannery, T. We Are the Weather Makers, Text Publishing, Melbourne , 2006
Houghton, C. & J. Water, soil and air, Macmillan Australia , 1990
MacRae-Campbell, L. Our troubled skies , Cheltenham , Victoria : Hawker Brownlow Education, 1992
McRae, R. Cry me a river , Angus & Robertson , Australia , 1991
Stille, D. Air pollution , Chicago : Children's Press, 1990. or
Trafford, C. Weather or notů: it's a climate for change , Etram Pty Ltd, 2007.
See References for additional titles.
Australian Government Climate Change Website
Bureau of Meteorology
Climate Change Kids Website
Cool the Globe
Global Warming Youtube Multimedia production on climate change
Impact of Climate Change on Marine Environment
Climate Change, Fisheries and the Marine Environment
Marine Climate Change Impacts
Coastal Environments in a Changing World
Climate Change and Australia 's Coastal Communities
Discuss different types of carbon pollution and greenhouse gas emissions
- What do we mean by carbon pollution and greenhouse gas emissions?
- How many different types of carbon pollution and greenhouse gas emissions can you think of? (industry sources, point and diffuse sources, natural sources, transport sources, consumer products that might contain carbon etc)
- What sort of impacts do these emissions have on human health and the environment?
List students' answers.