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ACE

Analyzing the Rise of U.S. Wildfires

Students will learn about the effects of rising temperatures on forests and wildfires, complete a graphing exercise, answer questions, and have a class discussion about the topics presented.

Subjects: Science, Biology, Earth and Space Sciences, Math

Grades: 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th

Types: Lesson Plan, Video, Data, Worksheet, Article

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Global Forest Watch

Global Forest Watch Interactive Map

This interactive map visualizes large amounts of data related to forests and land use including tree cover, deforestation over time, fires, types of land use, climate, and biodiversity.

Subjects: Science, Social Studies, Biology, Earth and Space Sciences, Geography

Grades: 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th

Type: Interactive Media

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TED-Ed

What Happens If We Cut Down All of a City’s Trees?

This TED-Ed animated video describes historical examples of trees benefiting human civilizations and explains why trees are crucial to humans in urban settings.

Subjects: Science, Social Studies, Biology, History, Geography, Health

Grades: 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th

Types: Video, Interactive Media, Article

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Prince EA

"Dear Future Generations: Sorry"

This powerful video is an apology to future generations for what we are doing to our planet.

Subjects: Science, English Language Arts, Art, Justice, Climate Action

Grades: 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th

Types: Video, Artwork

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The YEARS Project

Food Waste

This short video resource displays text, images, and video clips describing the huge amount of greenhouse gases emitted from food waste.

Subjects: Science, Social Studies, Climate Action

Grades: 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th

Type: Video

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Google Earth Engine

Google Earth Timelapse - Tokyo's Heat Island Effect

This interactive resource lets students explore 3-D maps, images, text, and data about the heat-island effect in Tokyo.

Subjects: Science, Social Studies, Biology, Earth and Space Sciences, Geography, Health, Climate Action

Grades: 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th

Types: Interactive Media, Data

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Project Drawdown

The Powerful Role of Household Actions in Solving Climate Change

This informative article by Project Drawdown highlights the power of individual and household actions to fight climate change and reduce levels of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere.

Subjects: Science, Social Studies, Climate Action

Grades: 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th

Type: Article

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CLEAN

Tree Rings: Counting the Years of Global Warming

This video shows how dendrochronologists at the Big Sky Insitute collect core samples of living and dead trees and analyze the trees' rings to show how climate change impacts certain regions.

Subjects: Science, Biology, Earth and Space Sciences

Grades: 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th

Type: Video

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CLEAN

Plant for the Planet

This video shows how a 9-year-old German boy named Felix started a foundation called Plant for the Planet to educate people about climate justice and the importance of planting trees to sequester carbon.

Subjects: Science, Biology, Earth and Space Sciences, Climate Action

Grades: 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th

Type: Video

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World Resources Institute

Frontiers in Forest Monitoring: Introduction to Satellite Monitoring

This video explains the basics of Global Forest Watch, a nonprofit organization that uses satellites and automatic data processing to identify areas of deforestation in real-time.

Subjects: Science, Social Studies, Earth and Space Sciences

Grades: 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th

Type: Video

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Strides in Development

Wangari Maathai & The Green Belt Movement

This video features Wangari Maathai, a Kenyan environmentalist, political activist, and founder of the Green Belt Movement.

Subjects: Science, Social Studies, Economics, Justice

Grades: 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th

Type: Video

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UNEP

UN Emissions Gap Report 2020

This detailed report provides a review of global commitments to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions and current emission trends.

Subjects: Science, Social Studies, Chemistry, Biology, Physics, Earth and Space Sciences, Economics, Civics, History, Geography, Justice, Climate Action

Grades: 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th

Types: Video, Scientific Paper

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American Forests

Tree Equity Score

This interactive map analyzes data to provide a tree equity score, taking into account demographic indicators and environmental conditions.

Subjects: Social Studies, Economics, Geography, Justice, Health

Grades: 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th

Type: Interactive Media

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StC Lesson Plan

Wangari Maathai & Deforestation

This lesson introduces African environmentalist Wangari Maathai and links deforestation with the concepts of governance, poverty, and income opportunities for women in Kenya.

Duration: 80 minutes

Subjects: Science, Justice, Health, Climate Action

Grades: 6th, 7th, 8th

Types: Lesson Plan, Interactive Media, Video, Video

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PLOS One

The Tree Cover and Temperature Disparity in US Urbanized Areas: Quantifying the Association with Income Across 5,723 Communities

This scientific paper discusses original research that looked at the connections between tree cover and summer temperatures, tree cover, and other variables in various urban locations around the United States.

Subjects: Science, Social Studies, Biology, Earth and Space Sciences, Economics, Civics, Geography, Justice, Health

Grades: 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th

Type: Scientific Paper