Climb into Action!

Climate change affects even the largest and intimidating of landforms—even Mount Everest! A resource helps teach learners the connection between global climate change and its effects on Earth. Activities include videos, class discussion, coloring exercises, data tracking on carbon emissions, and even a self-improvement portion.

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas

  • Consider extending the lesson by teaching how human behavior affects the environment in other ways; an example such as littering does the trick
  • Differentiate for English learners by providing transcripts of videos shown in class
Classroom Considerations

  • Assumes prior knowledge from previous installments of the Mount Everest series
  • Change-A-Day Challenge may require some parental involvement
  • The final lesson in a series of eight about Mount Everest
Pros

  • The resource helps pupils understand how their individual actions make a difference in the environment
  • Builds research skills
  • Includes ideas for expanding the lesson further 
Cons

  • None
Common Core