Lesson Plans

SubjectToClimate (NJ adapted)
Grades 9-12
60 mins
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Evaluating Personal Perspectives: Climate Change Effects

In this lesson, students evaluate arguments and reasoning on the effects of climate change and advocate for climate change through a personal call to action.

Topic: Discussion
Subject: English Language Arts
Types: Lesson Plans, Videos
SubjectToClimate (NJ adapted)
Grades 9-12
60 mins
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Find the Tone of the Zone

In this lesson, students learn the five climate zones in New Jersey and interpret facts into a poetic voice from the point of view of nature.

Topics: Climate Change, Poetry Writing
Subject: English Language Arts
Types: Articles and Websites, Ebooks, Lesson Plans, Projects
SubjectToClimate (NJ adapted)
Grades 9-12
60 mins
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Climate Change Local Research

In this lesson, students explore four major categories of climate change, identify one to further research, and create a fact sheet.

Topics: Climate Change, Research
Subject: English Language Arts
Types: Activity - Classroom, Charts, Graphs, and Tables, Lesson Plans
SubjectToClimate (NJ adapted)
Grades 9-12
70 mins
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Gaming and Climate Change

In this lesson, students explore the role of video games in bringing awareness to climate change and evaluate or design a climate change video game.

Topics: Climate Change, Design Thinking
Subject: Computer Science
Types: Articles and Websites, Lesson Plans
SubjectToClimate (NJ adapted)
Grades 9-12
60 mins
  • Views 845
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Desalination Exploration

In this lesson, students explore different methods of desalination.

Topics: Design Thinking, Design Thinking, Oceanography
Subject: Computer Science
Types: Lesson Plans, Projects, Videos
SubjectToClimate (NJ adapted)
Grades 9-12
70 mins
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Precipitation Data: What Does It Show?

In this lesson, students use New Jersey precipitation data to create graphs and discuss climate change.

Topic: Graphing
Subject: Mathematics
Types: Charts, Graphs, and Tables, Lesson Plans, Scientific Papers or Reports
SubjectToClimate (NJ adapted)
Grades 6-8
60 mins
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Rising Temperatures Over Time

In this lesson, students graph data to explore the relationship between maximum and minimum New Jersey temperatures over time.

Topics: Climate Change, Graphing
Subjects: Earth and Space Sciences, Mathematics, Science
Types: Activity - Classroom, Charts, Graphs, and Tables, Lesson Plans, Videos
SubjectToClimate
Grades 9-12
90 mins
  • Views 660
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Say What?: Effective Speech Writing

In this lesson, students discuss three effective strategies for talking about climate change, then write and present a speech using the three strategies.

Topic: Public Speaking
Subject: English Language Arts
Types: Lesson Plans, Videos
SubjectToClimate (NJ adapted)
Grades 6-8
85 mins
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Redlining, Tree Equity, and Environmental Racism

In this lesson, students learn how redlining connects to tree equity and racial justice.

Topics: American History: 1865-Present, Government, Human Geography
Subjects: Civics, Geography, History, Social Studies
Types: Articles and Websites, Interactive Media, Lesson Plans
SubjectToClimate
Grades 9-12
90 mins
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Deforestation Odes and Elegies

In this lesson, students learn about deforestation and climate change and respond by writing an ode or an elegy.

Topic: Poetry Writing
Subject: English Language Arts
Types: Lesson Plans, Videos
SubjectToClimate
Grades 9-12
60 mins
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Artistic Slogans & Parallel Structure

In this lesson, students evaluate three slogans on climate awareness and advocacy and create their own artistic slogans with four specific types of parallel structure.

Topics: Drawing, Language
Subject: English Language Arts
Types: Lesson Plans, Projects, Videos
SubjectToClimate
Grades 9-12
105 mins
  • Views 456
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A Bird's Eye View

In this lesson, students learn the impacts of climate change on birds, explore the effectiveness of public art on climate change awareness, and synthesize informational texts into an essay.

Topic: Persuasive Writing
Subject: English Language Arts
Types: Articles and Websites, Artwork, Lesson Plans, None, Videos
SubjectToClimate
Grades 6-8
100 mins
  • Views 439
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The Equity of Landfills

In this lesson, students explore various impacts of landfills, learn about the environmental justice movement, and apply their learning to community action.

Topic: Nonfiction
Subject: English Language Arts
Types: Articles and Websites, Interactive Media, Lesson Plans, None, Videos
SubjectToClimate
Grades 6-8
90 mins
  • Views 240
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Climate Career: Chief Heat Officer

In this lesson, students explore an emerging climate career and create solutions to the problems of extreme heat in their local community.

Subject: Social Studies
Types: Articles and Websites, Lesson Plans, Videos
SubjectToClimate
Grades 6-8
90 mins
  • Views 191
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Food Security in the Arctic

In this lesson, students explore the connection between climate change and food security in the Arctic, understand the impacts on the Inuit way of life, and write a persuasive piece on a potential solution.

Topics: Human Geography, Persuasive Writing
Subjects: English Language Arts, Geography, Social Studies
Types: Articles and Websites, Lesson Plans, None
SubjectToClimate
Grades 9-12
60 mins
  • Views 87
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Music Lesson: Consonance and Dissonance

Students create a consonant and dissonant musical composition in response to the visual effects of climate change.

Topic: Music Theory
Subject: Visual and Performing Arts
Types: Lesson Plans, None, Videos