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Climate Commitments: School Board Resolution Toolkit

Author: Climate Generation
Grades: 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Subjects: Civics, Climate Action
Format: PDF
Resource Type:
  • Project
Synopsis
  • This toolkit provides action steps for students to present and pass a climate resolution through their school district's school board.
  • The steps could also be used to advocate for climate change at the school level.
  • Students in private schools can adapt this strategy for their own institutions.
Teaching Tips

Positives

  • The toolkit gives step-by-step directions for students to take action in their school community.
  • Climate Generation will also provide individual support around building a climate strategy, included in the toolkit.
  • The school board resolution template is a strong start for students.

Additional Prerequisites

  • To download the toolkit, you need to enter your email and type in a code sent to your email address. 

Differentiation

  • For school-wide events you can have older students go around to younger students' classrooms to talk about the event and explain (building leadership).
Scientist Notes
This toolkit has no contradiction and it is recommended for climate actions and education.
Standards
  • College, Career, and Civic Life (C3) Standards
    • Dimension 4: Taking Informed Action
      • D4.7.6-8 Assess their individual and collective capacities to take action to address local, regional, and global problems, taking into account a range of possible levers of power, strategies, and potential outcomes.
  • College, Career, and Civic Life (C3) Standards
    • Dimension 4: Taking Informed Action
      • D4.8.6-8 Apply a range of deliberative and democratic procedures to make decisions and take action in their classrooms and schools, and in out-of-school civic contexts.
  • College, Career, and Civic Life (C3) Standards
    • Dimension 4: Taking Informed Action
      • D4.8.3-5 Use a range of deliberative and democratic procedures to make decisions about and act on civic problems in their classrooms and schools.
  • College, Career, and Civic Life (C3) Standards
    • Dimension 4: Communicating and Critiquing Conclusions
      • D4.8.9-12 Apply a range of deliberative and democratic strategies and procedures to make decisions and take action in their classrooms, schools, and out-of-school civic contexts.

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