K-5 Science Teacher
Renewable and Nonrenewable Energy (Art for the Earth #1)
In this lesson, students discuss and evaluate artwork by Jill Pelto, investigate renewable and nonrenewable energy, and demonstrate their learning through writing or drawing.
Deforestation and Habitat Destruction (Art for the Earth #2)
In this lesson, students learn about deforestation, analyze paintings featuring deforestation themes, and then have the choice to learn about Wangari Maathai or design a climate action plan related to deforestation.
Plastic World (Art for the Earth #3)
In this lesson, students view images of plastic pollution around the world, watch a video on plastic pollution, and analyze artwork about plastic pollution.
What Can YOUth Do? (Art for the Earth #4)
In this lesson, students learn about youth activists around the world, choose an environmental campaign, and collect data to support their campaign.
What Do We Feel? (Emotive Art #1)
This lesson engages students with identifying their own emotions through responding to artworks with body language, facial expressions, and their own artwork.
What Do Colors Show? (Emotive Art #2)
This lesson guides students to explore color in art and the connection of color to emotions.
Caring for Our Oceans (Emotive Art #3)
This lesson engages students with an environmental issue and allows them to use their artistic skills to create an artwork about caring for the oceans.
What Can Animation Teach Us About Climate Change? (Animate for the Animals #1)
This lesson engages students with various animations about climate change topics.
The New Jersey Bird Crisis (Animate for the Animals #2)
This lesson introduces students to stop motion animation and educates students on concerns about bird populations in New Jersey.
Climate Animations and Stop Motion Techniques (Animate for the Animals #3)
In this lesson, students watch videos and learn about photography to implement photography techniques in their stop motion projects.
Project Guide (Animate for the Animals #4)
This lesson will guide students through the process of creating and reviewing their stop motion animation video.
How Can Education Be a Solution to Climate Change?
This lesson explores education as a climate change solution and guides students to create their own education project as a means of informing and inspiring positive change.