North America Drought Portal

The North America Drought Monitor (NADM) is a cooperative effort between drought experts in Canada, Mexico and the United States to monitor drought across the continent on an ongoing basis. The NADM is based on the highly successful U.S. Drought Monitor (USDM), and provides an ongoing comprehensive and integrated assessment of drought throughout all three countries.

 

http://www.drought.gov/nadm/

Helping Online Educational Tools

Education is important, but having fun is important too. The links below provide online activities related to environmental science for the use in classroom or at home.

https://sites.google.com/site/ticsparaeducacionambiental/home (Spanish)

http://www.mundoprimaria.com/ (Spanish)

http://ecogamer.org/environmental-games (English)

http://www.visionlearning.com/en/classroom (English)

http://www.enchantedlearning.com/categories/science/ (English)

Let’s clean our home

We already know that the global climate is currently changing. This is the result of Earth’s natural processes related to the atmosphere, ocean, and land, as well as changes in the amount of solar radiation reaching our planet. The mechanisms of these processes can be seriously affected by human impact like the release of Greenhouse Gases such as carbon dioxide (CO2) and water vapor (H2O) which influences in the amount of solar radiation reaching the earth.  The following links contains helpful videos to understand the climate change and provide ideas and solutions to clean our planet, our home.

English

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VTfgNFz1DBM https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lyEt3lGQVWw https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nV6FDO_Pl5M https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lgLIMaZAJj0 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NovGsBIl77I https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ScX29WBJI3w https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1o8qlJ8jcx0 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=w_3q3vWxChc

Spanish

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7MqlvHFa7jA

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Neu4Os2vqsM

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LkCLUVtPHM4