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Climate Change > What You Can Do > At School
Grade Level: Pre-K thru Kindergarten - Elementary - Middle School/Junior High - High School
Type: List
Summary: Students, educators and school administrators can all play a key role in reducing greenhouse gas emissions. This site provides a directory of some education and action planning resources to help you.
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Climate Change and Our Planet
Grade Level: Elementary - Middle School/Junior High - High School
Type: Web site
Summary: Find information about climate change, earth science and science as it relates to our planet. Topics include: Climate change & El Nino; The Arctic and Ice; Geophysics; Global Positioning
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Climate Change Education .Org
Grade Level: Pre-K thru Kindergarten - Elementary - Middle School/Junior High - High School - Post-Secondary
Type: Web site
Summary: Climate change education portal created by science center docents and students, staff & scientists at UC Berkeley.
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Climate Change: Connections and Solutions, Grades 6-8
Summary: This 2-week curriculum unit encourages students to think critically about climate change and to collaborate to devise solutions. Students learn about climate change within a systems framework, examining interconnections among environmental, social, and economi...
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Climate Change: Connections and Solutions, Grades 9-12
Grade Level: High School
Type: Classroom Lessons
Summary: This 2-week curriculum unit encourages students to think critically about climate change and to collaborate to devise solutions. Students learn about climate change within a systems framework, examining interconnections among environmental, social, and economi...
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Energy Education Resources: Kindergarten Through 12th Grade
Grade Level: Elementary - Middle School/Junior High - High School
Type: Bibliography
Summary: Energy Education Resources: Kindergarten Through 12th Grade is published by the National Energy Information Center (NEIC), a service of the Energy Information Administration (EIA), to provide students, educators, and other information users a list of generally...
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Global Change and Environmental Education Resources
Grade Level: Elementary - Middle School/Junior High - High School - Post-Secondary
Type: Bibliography
Summary: Multidisciplinary and international in scope, this collection of resources was selected for its relevance to global change and environmental education. Included is a wide range of resources in a variety of formats for educators and students at all levels (K-12...
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Global Change Education Program
Grade Level: Post-Secondary
Type: Web site
Summary: The U.S. Department of Energy's Office of Biological and Environmental Research (BER) has established the Global Change Education Program (GCEP) to promote undergraduate and graduate training in support of the Department's global change research activities.
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Global Warming
Grade Level: Elementary - Middle School/Junior High - High School
Type: Fact sheet
Summary: Over the last five years, 600 scientists from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change sifted through thousands of studies about global warming published in forums ranging from scientific journals to industry publications and distilled the world’s accumul...
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Global Warming - Kids Page
Grade Level: Elementary - Middle School/Junior High - High School
Type: List
Summary: Climate change FAQ aimed at kids.
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Global Warming 101
Grade Level: Elementary - Middle School/Junior High - High School - Post-Secondary
Type: Web site
Summary: The Global Warming 101 initiative raises broad public awareness about global warming as witnessed through Will Steger's polar expeditions.
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Global Warming Lesson
Grade Level: Elementary - Middle School/Junior High - High School
Type: Classroom Lessons
Summary: Global warming is a complicated and contentious issue, with believers and skeptics lined up on either side. During this lesson we'll explain what global warming is and why there is serious debate about it. We'll also review the two sides of the global warming...
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Global Warming Materials for Educators
Grade Level: Elementary - Middle School/Junior High - High School
Type: Bibliography
Summary: List of Global Warming materials for educators produced by the Union of Concerned Scientists' (UCS) Global Environment Program. All of these materials are based on published, peer-reviewed science, and have themselves been peer-reviewed by scientific experts i...
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Global Warming Student Speakout - Top 50 Ideas
Grade Level: Pre-K thru Kindergarten - Elementary - Middle School/Junior High - High School - Post-Secondary
Type: List
Summary: Google recently partnered with Global SchoolNet to invite teachers and students to use Google Docs & Spreadsheets collaborative software in a project to brainstorm strategies for combating global warming. Children of all ages from more than 80 schools around t...
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Global Warming: Early Warning Signs
Grade Level: High School
Type: Classroom Lessons
Summary: This set of teaching materials is designed to accompany Global Warming: Early Warning Signs - a science-based world map depicting the local and regional consequences of global climate change. The map was produced as a collaborative project by several environme...
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Lesson Plan: Global Warming
Grade Level: High School
Type: Classroom Lessons
Summary: This lesson is designed for social studies, debate, language arts, government/citizenship, and current events classes, grades 9-12. By the end of this lesson, students will: 1. Form definitions of the greenhouse effect based on prior knowledge, class discus...
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Paleoclimatology Education and Outreach
Grade Level: High School - Post-Secondary
Type: Web site
Summary: Have you ever wondered how scientists gather data to determine whether global temperatures are warming or what climate was like during the Ice Ages? Paleoclimate researchers conduct studies on coral cores, ice cores, tree rings, pollen, sediment from oceans an...
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Planet Green Game
Grade Level: Elementary - Middle School/Junior High - High School
Type: Classroom Games and Activities - Web site
Summary: Starbucks and Global Green USA collaborated on the Planet Green Game to educate the public about climate change through engaging and informative game play while encouraging individuals to become part of the solution in their own lives. The game also assist...
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Teachers' Guide to High Quality Educational Materials on Climate Change and Global Warming
Grade Level: Elementary - Middle School/Junior High - High School
Type: Bibliography
Summary: This guide points K-12 educators to the best sites for teaching about climate change: several that offer first rate background material, and othersthat include detailed lesson plans and experiments. It begins with Top Ten Things You Need to Know about Global W...
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U.S. EPA Related Links on Climate Change
Grade Level: High School - Post-Secondary
Type: Bibliography
Summary: Links to background information on climate change and global warming issues.
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