Is Your City Getting Warmer?: Data Analysis in Google Sheets
This lesson gives students the opportunity to experience a simplified version of how mathematicians and scientists use data analysis and statistics to determine how much our planet is warming due to climate change.
Calculating Peak Sun Hours (Renewable Energy Algebra #1)
This lesson introduces solar energy and tasks students with solving an algebraic equation to determine the amount of daily sunlight needed to make a solar panel effective.
Calculating Solar Energy for a Building (Renewable Energy Algebra #2)
In this lesson, students complete real-world calculations related to residential solar energy use, including the number of solar panels needed to power the average house and how many solar panels could fit on their own home or a local building.
Calculating Wind Turbines for a Community (Renewable Energy Algebra #3)
In this lesson, students use algebra to calculate the number of wind turbines needed to power a local community.
Comparing Biofuels (Renewable Energy Algebra #4)
In this lesson, students are introduced to biomass energy and use algebra to calculate the amount of land needed to produce biofuel using different plants.
Final Project: Renewable Energy Community (Renewable Energy Algebra #5)
In this lesson, students use what they have learned about renewable energy to create their own plan to implement green energy in their community.
Coping With Climate Anxiety
In this lesson, students learn about climate anxiety and create a climate anxiety toolkit.
Are Winters Getting Worse?
In this lesson, students discover how climate change could be making extreme winter weather worse.