An exciting and innovative simulation CD-ROM from BP
Educational Service. As you play, you learn what climate change is, what its impacts
might be and what the scientific and political approaches to dealing with it are. Suitable
for 15+ year olds, and students of Geography, Science and PSE/PSD, the disc can be used
for competitions, induction days, ice breaking sessions or purely for intellectual fun!
BP Educational Service
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Responding to Climate Change
This was developed by the IEA Greenhouse Gas R&D
Programme. This CD-ROM contains reports, energy statistis and FAQ, which will be
useful to users of all backgrounds, aged 14 years and upwards. It also includes
Merlin, a model of climate change to the year 2100.
IEA Greenhouse Gas R&D Programme
Tel: +44(0) 1242 680753
Fax: +44(0) 1242 680758
The Sun's joule
Is a comprehensive educational CD-ROM on renewable energy
for high school students. It contains around 1,000 screens of text and graphics, dozens of
digital videos, interactive exercises, an energy glossary, a list of renewable energy
internet resources, and a detailed index. The new release of The Sun's Joules includes the
School Energy Doctor software, which walks students through an energy and water audit of
their school facilities.
School energy doctor
Is a multimedia production designed to lead high school
students through a water and energy audit of their school. It provides students with easy
calculations to see how efficiency and renewable energy can save energy, water, and money
as well as reduce pollution right at their own school.
Climb the Himalayas
Your journey to the Roof of the World begins 65 million
years ago, when the super-continent Pangea broke up and gave birth to the Himalayas. Join
philosophers, climbers, mystics and adventurers to travel in a battered truck along a
mountain road, walk the streets of Gangtok, meet the princess of Sikkim-or consult the
Book of Wisdom to decipher its hidden meaning. These wonders and more await you in this
interactive journey to the Kingdom in the Clouds.
Experiential exhibits show you how the sun, earth, moon and
oceans connect to form a complex system of atmosphere and weather. Explore the breadth of
undersea activity and the issues that challenge aquatic life's delicate balance. Companion
to The Smithsonian Institution's Ocean Planet Exhibition. Ages 9 and up.
Geo Bee Challenge
Join BuzzBee, the worldly wonderbug, on a
brain-teasing, rib-tickling romp around the world! Conquer cartographic conundrums, solve
pop-up puzzles, and bolt through lightning rounds. Packed with photos, maps, and National
Geographic Bee questions, GeoBee Challenge is the bee-boppin-est,
no-stoppin-est quiz game of all!
The Celestial Shadow Play
If eclipses continue to challenge theoreticians and provide
ample opportunities for research, the common man is no less awed by the phenomena.
Fortunate are those who can make it to the narrow track swept by the Moon's umbral shadow,
for here unfolds the most enchanting celestial drama, that of a total solar eclipse. No
less enchanting is the spectacle of a totally eclipsed moon. The Celestial Shadow Play is
an attempt to share the excitement of eclipses. The contents includes: (a) Eclipses -
solar and Lunar: Phenomena, Causes, Prediction, Observation, Scientific Studies, (b)
Related Phenomena: Transits and Occultations, (c) Ancient Wisdom: Myths and Legends;
Intrigued and Observant; Ancient Indian Astronomy.
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