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educational software compared:

Climate Change

What was tested? Five software packages focusing on the problems of climate change and weather monitoring were reviewed and rated based on features, ease of use and value for money. Scores ranged from 2 to 4 stars out of 5. Trial subscription: , Go to magazine

Results of this test:

Birchfield Fragile Environments: Global Warming

Birchfield Fragile Environments: Global Warming

3 out of 5 stars

"Plus: Slick interactive presentation, Quiz format reinforces learning.
Minus: School licence only."

4 out of 5 stars

"The Climate Prediction website has lots of well-presented information about the climatic system and is well worth a visit even if you don't want to take part in the project."


Immersive Education Kar2ouche Earth and the Environment

4 out of 5 stars

"Devising storyboards is an ideal way for students to explore the arguments for and against global warming and to ass their own ideas. Some structured activities are also included ..."


Matrix Multimedia Weather and Climate

2 out of 5 stars

"Plus: Narrated Content.
Minus: Little interactivity to aid learning, Presentation is dated."


Tasa Graphic Arts Earth's Atmosphere and its Seasons

4 out of 5 stars

"The presentation has 456 slides. As well as a manu divided into 12 sections, there's a useful visual index that enables users to go directly to slides of interest."