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MITES

Food and Climate Change Educator Guide

This lesson teaches students about the causes and impacts of food waste, plant-based diets, and crop varieties.The resou...

Added: 12/09/22

Center for Ecoliteracy

Oranges: A Taste of California Sunshine

In this hands-on lesson, students will read, observe and taste-test navel oranges, attempt to locate their orange among...

Added: 12/09/22

Center for Ecoliteracy

Modeling the Local Food System

This lesson plan and activity provides an engaging way for students to learn about the components of food systems and then creat...

Added: 12/09/22

American Museum of Natural History

Interactive Mapping Change

This interactive map and graph allows students to compare regional temperature changes across different latitudes over time.Students...

Added: 12/08/22

Sea Walls

Sea Walls Murals

This is the homepage for all of the Sea Walls murals, providing links to the murals in 18 countries, artist pages, information about why the o...

Added: 12/08/22

Science Journal for Kids

How Does Reducing Air Pollution Help Birds?

This scientific paper, worksheet, and accompanying videos discuss the ways that air pollution reduction programs ha...

Added: 12/07/22

Art Works For Change

Nature's Toolbox: Biodiversity, Art and Invention

This resource presents a brief article about the importance of biodiversity for life on Earth, discussing how...

Added: 12/07/22

Green Ninja

No Straws Please

This short animated video includes a song about the negative effects of straws on the environment and the need to stop using them.This video i...

Added: 12/07/22

Green Ninja

Sleepy Barry

This short animated video teaches students about the effects of global warming on the seasons, hibernation, and wildlife.The video follows a class...

Added: 12/07/22

Biointeractive

Mapping the Darien Gap

This video and the accompanying comprehension and data analysis questions introduce students to the efforts of Indigenous people in Dari...

Added: 12/06/22

Project Drawdown

Seaweed Farming

This article assesses seaweed farming as a climate solution and reports that increasing the amount of seaweed in the ocean could be an effectiv...

Added: 12/05/22

Project Drawdown

Grassland Protection

This article assesses grassland protection as a climate solution and quantifies the amount of carbon dioxide equivalent emissions that cou...

Added: 12/05/22

Climate Change Lessons By Teachers

Explore climate change lessons created by teachers for the subjects you teach.

StC Lesson Plan

Why Does What I Eat Matter? (Climate Change, Food Production, and Food Security #1)

This lesson encourages students to think about their food choices and where...

Added: 12/08/22

StC Lesson Plan

How Does Food Production Affect the Planet? (Climate Change, Food Production, and Food Security #2)

This lesson teaches students about the different steps in f...

Added: 12/08/22

StC Lesson Plan

How Does Climate Change Affect Food Production? (Climate Change, Food Production, and Food Security #3)

This lesson teaches students about the different ways f...

Added: 12/08/22

StC Lesson Plan

How Are Farmers Around the World Responding to Climate Change's Impact on Food Production? (Climate Change, Food Production, and Food Security #4)

In this less...

Added: 12/08/22

StC Lesson Plan

How and Why Is Healthy Food Not Accessible to Everyone? (Climate Change, Food Production, and Food Security #5)

In this lesson, students learn about food insec...

Added: 12/08/22

StC Lesson Plan

How Does Climate Change Affect Food Insecurity? (Climate Change, Food Production, and Food Security #6)

In this lesson, students unpack the complexities of the...

Added: 12/08/22

StC Lesson Plan

The Water Cycle and Climate Change (Water Cycle, Deforestation, and Climate Change #1)

In this lesson, students learn about the water cycle and how climate cha...

Added: 11/16/22

StC Lesson Plan

Transpiration and Climate Change (Water Cycle, Deforestation, and Climate Change #2)

In this lesson, students learn about transpiration and how transpiration p...

Added: 11/16/22

StC Lesson Plan

Deforestation and Climate Change (Water Cycle, Deforestation, and Climate Change #3)

In this lesson, students learn how climate change and deforestation are li...

Added: 11/16/22

StC Lesson Plan

Putting It All Together (Water Cycle, Deforestation, and Climate Change #4)

In this lesson, students learn about extreme weather, create an infographic, and ed...

Added: 11/16/22

StC Lesson Plan

Artistic Slogans & Parallel Structure

In this lesson, students evaluate three slogans on climate awareness and advocacy and create their own artistic slogans w...

Added: 11/08/22

StC Lesson Plan

Calculating Peak Sun Hours (Renewable Energy Algebra #1)

This lesson introduces solar energy and tasks students with solving an algebraic equation to determine...

Added: 11/04/22

News for Students

News articles that can be adjusted to your students' grade levels and enrich their climate learning experience.

News
Dec 9

US Government Pledges $75 Million to Indigenous Tribes for Climate Relocation

The Biden administration announced a $75 million plan to help three Indigenous tribes move...

News
Dec 7

Why are Winter Sunsets Just … Better?

Did you know that sunsets are actually better in the winter? It's all science!

News
Dec 7

World Leaders Convene to Protect Biodiversity at COP15 Summit

Representatives from the United Nations’ (UN) 193 member countries are meeting in Canada this week.

News
Dec 6

Indonesian Volcano Erupts, Forcing the Evacuation of 2,000

Mount Semeru erupted early Sunday. It is Indonesia's tallest and most active volcano.

News
Dec 6

Russia Bombards Ukraine as West Caps Price of Russian Oil

Russian forces unleashed a huge missile assault across Ukraine on Monday. It des...

News
Dec 5

Scientists Discover Duck-Sized “Swimming Velociraptor”

You’ve heard of the Ugly Duckling, right? Well, this newly discovered swan-like creature seems pretty si...

News
Dec 2

US to Help Rebuild Ukraine Energy Infrastructure Amid Russian Bombing

Russian air attacks have left millions of Ukrainians without power and heat as winter approaches.

News
Dec 1

Scientists Take a Byte Out of E-Waste with New Mushroom Chip

Can you say “Ganoderma lucidum” out loud? It’s not the words of a magic spell &mda...

News
Nov 30

World Cup Cleanup: Japanese Team, Fans Impress With Cleanliness

Japan’s World Cup team might have failed to make a clean sweep of their opposition on the socc...

News
Nov 30

Fishermen, Pols Seeing Red Over Whole Foods Lobster Ban

Maine politicians and fishermen are snapping back at a decision by Whole Foods, the supermarket chain.

News
Nov 29

Thanks to Conservationists, California Condor Stages Comeback

In 1987, scientists began a last-ditch effort to save the condors. The birds are North America’s largest...

News
Nov 29

As World’s Data Use Grows, So Do Numbers To Measure It

If we typed out the four new numbers introduced at the United Kingdom’s National Physical ...

News
Nov 29

In Hawai‘i, World’s Biggest Active Volcano is Erupting

On Hawai‘i Island, the largest active volcano in the world is erupting. It hasn't done so in n...

News
Nov 28

Famous Grand Canyon Valley Renamed to Honor Displaced Indigenous Tribe

Indian Garden in Grand Canyon National Park attracts many hikers who come to see the natural beauty of the val...

News
Nov 23

Environmentally Conscious Nigerian Teens Turn Trash into Fashion

These teenage climate activists’ fashion sense is garbage — literally.

News
Nov 23

FDA Declares Lab-Produced Chicken Safe to Eat

Who knows? Maybe next year’s Thanksgiving turkey will be grown in a lab. 

News
Nov 23

New Study Shows Frequency, Impact of US Climate Disasters

90% of counties in the US had a climate-related disaster in the past 10 years.

News
Nov 22

Indonesia Earthquake Kills, Injures Hundreds in Rural District

An earthquake centered in a mountainous region of extra-juiceIndonesia’s main island has killed at least...

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Professional Learning

Find the right professional learning opportunity for you or your school, whether it is support for curriculum development or foundational knowledge about climate change.

Yale Program on Climate Change Communication

Climate Activism and Attitudes in Videogaming

This webinar features a panel discussion on video gaming and climate change.

Format: Online: Synchronous
Date(s) Offered: December 9, 12:00pm EST
Climate Generation

#TeachClimateChat: Overcoming Barriers to Teach Climate Change in the Classroom

This session on Twitter will feature Neotha Williams (@MsWi...

Format: Online: Synchronous
Date(s) Offered: December 15, 1:00pm CST
Green Ninja

Implementing New Jersey's Climate Change Education Initiative

Green Ninja is offering specialized teacher training to prepare all New Jerse...

Format: In Person, Online: Synchronous
Date(s) Offered: November 1, 2022 - June 30, 2023
CLEAN

Teaching Energy (Spanish)

This Teaching Energy (Spanish Translation) guide is designed to help middle and high school teachers incorporate...

Format: Online: Asynchronous
CLEAN

Teaching Energy

This guide is designed to help middle and high school science teachers incorporate energy topics into their classrooms. Ene...

Format: Online: Asynchronous
Paleontological Research Institution

The Teacher-Friendly Guide to Climate Change

This thorough 294-page guide provides teachers with the information needed to educate their st...

Format: Online: Asynchronous
American Museum of Natural History

Climate Change

This six-week online course will help teachers build the confidence and knowledge to teach about climate change.

Format: Online: Asynchronous
Date(s) Offered: January 23 - March 5, 2023; March 13 - April 23, 2023
CLEAN

Teaching Climate (Spanish)

This Teaching Climate (Spanish Translation) guide is designed to help middle and high school science teachers in...

Format: Online: Asynchronous
Presidio Graduate School

Teaching Climate Change Essentials

This six-week professional development program is a comprehensive online course supplying teachers with...

Format: Online: Asynchronous, Online: Synchronous
Date(s) Offered: January 17 - February 24 2023; March 20 - April 28 2023; June 5 - July 14 2023
Rutgers School of Public Health and NJ Safe Schools Program

Introduction to Climate Change, Extreme Weather Events, Sustainability and Environmental Justice for HS Students (and Supervising Teachers) in Career-Technical Education in NJ

Please email the New Jersey Safe Schools Program (NJSS) team at cscbre@sph.rutgers.edu to be enrolled in this asynchronous training course on Rutgers Canvas Learning Management System (LMS) entitled, “Introduction for NJ High School Career-Technical Education Students [and their supervising teachers] to Climate Change, Sustainability, and Environmental Justice.” Then, the NJSS team will create an account for you in Canvas LMS so you can accept a...

Format: Online: Asynchronous
Date(s) Offered: July 11, 2022 through June 20, 2023

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