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Project Drawdown

Climate Solutions 101

This six-part video series on climate solutions is hosted by Jonathan Foley, Executive Director of Project Drawdown.

Format: Online: Asynchronous

Target Audiences: Curriculum Specialists, School Administrators, Teachers

Target Grade Levels: K-2, 3-5, 6-8, 9-12

Subjects: Science, Social Studies

Length of Time: 1.5 hours

Topics: Climate Change Basics - Solutions

CLEAN

Developing ESIs for Use in Your Classroom

The Earth Systems Investigations (ESIs) are suggested learning paths that integrate resources from the CLEAN Collection and other trusted science and data content sites into a three-dimensional learning sequence (science and engineering practices, cross-cutting concepts, and disciplinary core ideas) that is engaging and meaningful to students.

Format: Online: Asynchronous

Target Audiences: Curriculum Specialists, Teachers

Target Grade Levels: K-2, 3-5, 6-8, 9-12

Subject: Science

Topics: Teaching Methods - Climate Literacy, Data

CLEAN

Controversy in the Classroom: Strategies for Managing Climate Change Discourse

Climate change is one of the most high-profile science topics of our time.

Format: Online: Asynchronous

Target Audience: Teachers

Target Grade Levels: K-2, 3-5, 6-8, 9-12

Subjects: Science, Social Studies

Topics: Teaching Methods - Communication

CLEAN

Create Your Own Climate and Energy Units

This guide provides details on creating NGSS-aligned lessons using CLEAN resources.

Format: Online: Asynchronous

Target Audiences: Curriculum Specialists, Teachers

Target Grade Levels: K-2, 3-5, 6-8, 9-12

Subject: Science

Topics: Teaching Methods - Climate Literacy

S. Golden Education

Incorporating Climate Change Curriculum into Different Courses 5-12

This workshop will help teachers in non-science subjects incorporate climate change into their curriculum.

Format: Online: Synchronous

Target Audiences: School Administrators, Teachers

Target Grade Levels: 6-8, 9-12

Subjects: Art, Computer Science & Design Thinking, Engineering, English Language Arts, Health, Math, Social Studies, World Languages

Date(s) Offered: August 26, 9AM EDT

Length of Time: 1 hour

Topics: Teaching Methods - Climate Literacy

S. Golden Education

Exploring Climate Solutions Using En-ROADS Climate Simulator

Whether you teach economics or ecology, the free En-ROADS climate simulator is a great tool to analyze our options for mitigating global warming and climate change.

Format: Online: Synchronous

Target Audiences: Curriculum Specialists, Teachers

Target Grade Levels: 6-8, 9-12

Subjects: Justice, Science, Social Studies

Date(s) Offered: August 24, 9AM EDT

Length of Time: 1.5 hours

Topics: Teaching Methods - Climate Literacy, Data

S. Golden Education

Climate Change: Facts & Solutions for K-12 Teachers

Come learn about climate change and the solutions to mitigate global warming.

Format: Online: Synchronous

Target Audiences: Curriculum Specialists, Teachers

Target Grade Levels: 6-8, 9-12

Subject: Science

Date(s) Offered: August 22, 9AM EDT

Length of Time: 1.5 hours

Topics: Climate Change Basics - Causes, Impacts, Solutions

CLEAN

Fundamental Concepts: Connecting Elementary Science Topics to Climate

This article uses the relevant elementary fundamental concepts of the Next Generation Science Standards (Core Disciplinary Ideas, Crosscutting Concepts, and Nature of Science Practices) to show how connections can be made to the big ideas of climate science.

Format: Online: Asynchronous

Target Audience: Teachers

Target Grade Levels: K-2, 3-5

Subject: Science

Topics: Teaching Methods - Climate Literacy

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.

Format: Online: Asynchronous

Target Audience: Teachers

Target Grade Level: 9-12

Subjects: Health, Justice, Science, Social Studies

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

Length of Time: 2 hours

Topics: Climate Change Basics - Causes, Impacts; Teaching Methods - Environmental Justice

Presidio Graduate School

Teaching Climate Justice

This four-week course allows K-12 educators to explore the important topics of climate change and environmental justice.

Format: Online: Asynchronous

Target Audiences: Curriculum Specialists, Teachers

Target Grade Levels: K-2, 3-5, 6-8, 9-12

Subjects: Justice, Science, Social Studies

Date(s) Offered: October 3 - October 28

Length of Time: 15 hours

Topics: Climate Change Basics - Impacts; Teaching Methods - Environmental Justice

CLEAN

Elementary Teaching Strategies

This article features information about eight elementary teaching strategies to teach about climate change.

Format: Online: Asynchronous

Target Audience: Teachers

Target Grade Levels: K-2, 3-5

Subject: Science

Topics: Teaching Methods - Culturally Relevant Teaching, Climate Literacy, Data, Place-Based

American Museum of Natural History

Climate Change and New Jersey

Join us as we delve into the fundamentals of New Jersey's climate system and climate change.

Format: Online: Asynchronous

Target Audiences: Curriculum Specialists, School Administrators, Teachers

Target Grade Levels: 3-5, 6-8, 9-12

Subject: Science

Length of Time: 2.5 hours

Topics: Climate Change Basics - Causes, Impacts, Solutions

Earth Warriors Global

Earth Warriors Teacher Training

In this training session, you will learn how to empower students to feel like Earth Warriors and believe their individual actions can make a difference.

Format: Online: Synchronous

Target Audiences: Curriculum Specialists, Teachers

Target Grade Levels: K-2, 3-5

Subjects: Science, Social-Emotional Learning

Date(s) Offered: August 18 at 4:30PM EST, August 20 at 10AM EST

Length of Time: 2 hours

Topics: Teaching Methods - Climate Action, Social-Emotional Learning

ClimateScience

Climate Change Crash Course

The Climate Change Crash Course is an interactive and engaging 1-hour online course that summarizes climate change into three easy-to-read chapters.

Format: Online: Asynchronous

Target Audiences: Curriculum Specialists, Teachers

Target Grade Levels: 6-8, 9-12

Subject: Science

Length of Time: 1 hour

Topics: Climate Change Basics - Causes, Impacts, Solutions

MIT Environmental Solutions Initiative

Climate Science, Risk & Solutions: Climate Knowledge for Everyone

This engaging interactive course outlines the causes, impacts, and solutions to climate change.

Format: Online: Asynchronous

Target Audiences: Curriculum Specialists, Teachers

Target Grade Levels: K-2, 3-5, 6-8, 9-12

Subject: Science

Length of Time: 2 hours

Topics: Climate Change Basics - Causes, Impacts, Solutions