1. Intro to Ecology -- Learn about the study of ecosystems and how to protect them!
  2. Office of Solid Waste Kids Page -- Lots of great activities for kids to learn about how garbage is processed!
  3. Recycling World -- Learn how to recycle (and even how to precycle)!
  4. Farming and the Environment -- A great resource for learning about current farm technology and its effects on the environment!
  5. Energy Use and the Environment -- A slide show that details the world's energy use and the environmental systems that are affected.
  6. Energy Consumption and the Environment -- From the site: "After two decades of attempts to economize, energy use in the residential sector is about the same, industrial energy use is down, and transportation energy use is up. Today, we are more concerned with the other side of the coin - the environmental problems and long-term economic perils of unbridled energy consumption." Learn much more about this topic at this site!
  7. Acid Rain -- Everything you ever wanted to know about acid rain - what it is, what causes it, and what the effects of it are on the environment!
  8. Stratospheric Ozone Depletion -- Check out this comprehensive guide to what's happening in the ozone layer.
  9. Ozone Depletion -- A slide show that details the effects of fossil fuel and chemical use on the Earth's ozone layer
  10. Natural Resource Depletion -- A slide show that investigates the use of the Earth's natural resources and the effects of their depletion.
  11. Forests and Resources -- A slide show about the effects of deforestation on the environment.

  12. A Science Odyssey -- This incredible site covers the major scientific innovations and changes of the last century, and discusses the social impact of these technologies. The site features interactive exhibits, science comic books, and Shockwave-enabled presentations. Check out this site for the most entertaining and informative technology site for kids on the web!
  13. Information Age -- From the Smithsonian site: "These photographs are from the exhibition, Information Age: People, Information & Technology in the Smithsonian's National Museum of American History. The exhibition displays visually and interactively how electrical information technology has changed our society over the last 150 years."
  14. Social Effects of TechnologyPast, Present and Future of the Machine Age -- A preview of several exhibits at the Charles River Museum of Industry in Waltham, where you can peer into the history of the machine age!