Lesson Plans

SubjectToClimate
Grades 3-5
60 mins
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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.

Topics: Climate Change, Persuasive Writing, Visual Art Analysis
Subjects: Earth and Space Sciences, Science, Visual and Performing Arts
Types: Articles and Websites, Artwork, Ebooks, Lesson Plans
Art for the Earth Unit
SubjectToClimate
Grades 3-5
60 mins
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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.

Topics: Climate Change, Visual Art Analysis
Subjects: Earth and Space Sciences, Science, Visual and Performing Arts
Types: Artwork, Lesson Plans, Videos
Art for the Earth Unit
SubjectToClimate
Grades 3-5
60 mins
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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.

Topics: Climate Change, Visual Art Analysis
Subjects: Earth and Space Sciences, Science, Visual and Performing Arts
Types: Artwork, Lesson Plans, Videos
Art for the Earth Unit
SubjectToClimate
Grades 3-5
60 mins
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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.

Topics: Citizenship, Climate Change
Subjects: Civics, Earth and Space Sciences, Science, Social Studies
Types: Activity - Classroom, Articles and Websites, Interactive Media, Lesson Plans, Videos
Art for the Earth Unit
SubjectToClimate (NJ adapted)
Grades K-2
50 mins
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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.

Topic: Visual Art Analysis
Subject: Visual and Performing Arts
Types: Artwork, Lesson Plans, Projects
Emotive Art Unit
SubjectToClimate (NJ adapted)
Grades K-2
50 mins
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What Do Colors Show? (Emotive Art #2)

This lesson guides students to explore color in art and the connection of color to emotions.

Topics: Painting, Visual Art Analysis
Subject: Visual and Performing Arts
Types: Activity - Classroom, Artwork, Lesson Plans, Projects
Emotive Art Unit
SubjectToClimate (NJ adapted)
Grades K-2
50 mins
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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.

Topics: Painting, Visual Art Analysis
Subject: Visual and Performing Arts
Types: Lesson Plans, Projects
Emotive Art Unit
SubjectToClimate (NJ adapted)
Grades 3-5
50 mins
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What Can Animation Teach Us About Climate Change? (Animate for the Animals #1)

This lesson engages students with various animations about climate change topics.

Topic: Visual Art Analysis
Subject: Visual and Performing Arts
Types: Activity - Classroom, Lesson Plans, Videos
Animate for the Animals Unit
SubjectToClimate (NJ adapted)
Grades 3-5
50 mins
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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.

Topics: Ecosystems, Visual Art Analysis
Subject: Visual and Performing Arts
Types: Activity - Outdoors, Articles and Websites, Lesson Plans, Projects, Videos
Animate for the Animals Unit
SubjectToClimate (NJ adapted)
Grades 3-5
50 mins
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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.

Topic: Photography
Subject: Visual and Performing Arts
Types: Activity - Classroom, Artwork, Lesson Plans, Projects, Videos
Animate for the Animals Unit
SubjectToClimate (NJ adapted)
Grades 3-5
150 mins
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Project Guide (Animate for the Animals #4)

This lesson will guide students through the process of creating and reviewing their stop motion animation video.

Topic: Stop Motion Animation
Subject: Visual and Performing Arts
Types: Lesson Plans, Projects, Videos
Animate for the Animals Unit
SubjectToClimate
Grades 6-8
75 mins
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How Can Education Be a Solution to Climate Change?

This lesson guides students to create their own education project as a means of informing and inspiring positive change.

Topics: Citizenship, Media Literacy
Subject: Social Studies
Types: Articles and Websites, Charts, Graphs, and Tables, Interactive Media, Lesson Plans, Videos