Wilton Library will be closed on Monday, May 27 for Memorial Day.

Resources for Children

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National Geographic Society’s Educational Resources

Includes videos, articles, and encyclopedia entries. For grades Pre-K – 12.


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NASA’S Climate Kids

This educational site includes games, videos, and activities. For grades 3-6.


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NASA’s Global Climate Change

Vital signs of the Planet website offers a great deal of climate change information from experts. Includes facts, images, articles, solutions, and videos. For grades 6-12.


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Our Climate Our Future

This website offers educational videos about climate change and resources to empower young people to take action. “Our Climate Our Future is a project of Action for the Climate Emergency. ACE educates, inspires and supports young people to lead the fight for their future. We ensure they have everything they need to understand the science and advocate for solutions to the climate emergency.” For grades 6-12.


Resources for Everyone

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NOAA Climate.gov

This site provides timely and authoritative scientific data and information about climate science, adaptation, and mitigation. Their “Climate Q&A” site offers answers to the most often asked questions about climate change.


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MIT Climate Science

Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s Climate Science, Risk and Solutions website provides the history, science, risks and solutions for climate change


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UN Climate Action

United Nations’ Climate Action website offers a general view of climate change causes and effects, and possible solutions.


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US EPA

United States Environmental Protection Agency website on climate change provides information on Climate Change Facts (including how climate change impacts human health), Addressing Climate Change, and Climate Connections.


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WHO Climate

World Health Organization’s Climate website details how climate change is impacting human health.


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World Bank

The World Bank’s website on Climate Change shows how climate change is affecting people/countries economically and how the World Bank is making climate investments in developing countries.


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Britannica

Britannica’s ProCon website offers a debate on whether climate change is caused by humans on “History of Climate Change Debate.”


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Skeptical Science

Skeptical Science is a non-profit science education organization registered as a 501(c)(3) in the U.S., with the goal of raising public understanding of climate change. This is achieved through the publication of information and resources for educators, communicators, scientists, and the general public. A key feature of these resources is an encyclopedic list of evidence-based refutations of climate misinformation.


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Dr. Kat Owens

National Geographic Explorer, Fulbright Nehru fellow, and Professor at the University of Hartford in Connecticut Dr. Kat Owens is an artist, plastic pollution researcher and activist. Her website details her work with plastic pollution in the oceans and the animals who ingest and become entangled in it.


Sustainable Living

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Conservation.org

Sustainable Living tips from Conservation.org


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Carbon Footprint Calculator

What's your carbon footprint? Carbon emissions from your lifestyle choices, from transportation to diet, impact the climate.


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12 Ways to Live More Sustainably

Every day we make choices in our lives that affect the environment, the climate and other species. From what we eat to how many children we decide to have, there’s a lot we can do.


Videos

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Our Plastic World

Wilton Go Green program presented at Wilton Library on September 30, 2021: “Our Plastic World: How You Can Help the Environment and Your Health by Living With Less Plastic.”


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“Entangled and Ingested”

Dr. Kat Owens’ presentation of “Entangled and Ingested” at the University of Hartford October 7, 2022: