Elementary School Grade Band Coordinator
Reduce, Reuse, Recycle, Repeat!
This lesson introduces the idea of reduce, reuse, recycle and has students create a classroom waste management plan.
Lights, Camera, Character Traits!
In this lesson, students identify the main character in a story and identify their character traits.
It's an Alien Invasion!
In this lesson, students learn how cultural practices can spread not only ideas and traditions, but also invasive species into new areas.
Facing the Flood
In this lesson, students learn about how climate change is affecting flood risk in New Jersey.
Naturally, We Have a Problem
In this lesson, students analyze videos about students challenging the government to protect natural resources, research why natural resources are a source of conflict, and create a video summarizing their findings.
Deforestation and Climate Change (Water Cycle, Deforestation, and Climate Change #3)
In this lesson, students learn how climate change and deforestation are linked to the water cycle.
Putting It All Together (Water Cycle, Deforestation, and Climate Change #4)
In this lesson, students learn about extreme weather, create an infographic, and educate others on the knowledge gained from this unit.
Transpiration and Climate Change (Water Cycle, Deforestation, and Climate Change #2)
In this lesson, students learn about transpiration and how transpiration plays a role in cooling cities that experience extreme heat due to climate change.
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 change impacts its patterns.
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.
Physical Change: The State of the Ice Caps
In this lesson, students engage in activities and experiments to explore the concept of physical changes, and apply their learning to understand climate change-induced sea level rise.