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!
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!
CHANGE FROM AGRICULTURAL TO INFORMATION ECONOMY
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!
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."