Classroom Resources for Climate Change

The start of the school year is just around the corner. But it's never too early to start thinking about lesson plans. Take a look below for some excellent resources related to climate change.

NEA – Global Warming Webquest http://www.nea.org/tools/72024.htm
Using the Global Warming Webquest, students grades 5-12 learn about global warming and its effects on climate, environment, and society.

NEA – A Student’s Guide to Global Climate Change http://www.nea.org/tools/lessons/53825.htm
A Student's Guide to Global Climate Change explains what has caused climate change in the past, how human activity is causing it today, and what each person can do to help.

Share My Lesson – Are Humans Responsible for Global Warming? https://sharemylesson.com/teaching-resource/are-humans-responsible-global-warming-184973
This page includes a powerpoint and handouts to educate students about what causes global warming and encourage some debate about the human factor behind it.

Share My Lesson – Climate Change and Global Warming https://sharemylesson.com/teaching-resource/climate-change-and-global-warming-182455
This resource includes a question sheet for students to answer about the science behind global warming.

PBS – Lesson Plan: Global Warming http://www.pbs.org/now/classroom/globalwarming.html
Use the NOW Classroom standards-linked lesson on global warming to help students research and form credible opinions. This lesson is designed for social studies, debate, language arts, government/citizenship, and current events classes, grades 9-12.

NASA – Global Climate Change, Vital Signs of the Planet https://climate.nasa.gov/resources/education/
This site provides reviewed listings from different government organizations of the best available student and educators resources related to global climate change, including NASA products.

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