The impacts of climate change in Washington State include glacier reduction, declining snow-pack, earlier spring runoff, an increase in large wildfires, and rising sea levels that affect the Puget Sound area. In Snohomish and Island counties, debate over coal/oil transport trains is just one of many related issues of concern. Sno-Isle Libraries has the resources -- online and in our 21 community libraries -- to keep you informed on this vital topic.
This collection brings together a complete archive of National Geographic magazine — every page of every issue — along with a cross-searchable collection of National Geographic books, maps, images and videos.
Point-of-view articles, topic overviews, statistics, primary documents, and full-text magazine and newspaper articles on current events and issues of controversy. Content is aligned with WA State Curriculum standards for middle and high school, check 'Curriculum Standards' within resource for further details.
Topics covered include biology, chemistry, earth & space science, environmental science, health & medicine, history of science, life science, physics, science & society, science as inquiry, scientists, technology and wildlife. Content is correlated to state and national curriculum standards.