Inspiring Change At Home and At School
Students explore energy consumption and greenhouse gas emissions. They conduct a home energy audit, a transportation campaign, and an investigation in the school. Students develop a plan to conserve energy and reduce emissions.
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New Review It's a Green Revolution: An Introduction to Eco-Schools USA
Eco-schools is a project of the National Wildlife Federation and empowers schools to manage their schools with a green focus. Scholars work to define environment and sustainability and springboard this into learning the eight pathways...
5th - 8th Science CCSS: Adaptable
New Review Saving Energy at School
Schools spend more money on energy than computers and text books combined. Pupils divide into five groups to learn about the energy used by your school. Each group researches a different aspect related to electricity such as appliances,...
6th - 12th Science CCSS: Designed
New Review Climate Change Impacts on Ecosystem Services
The fourth activity in a series of five has classes participate in a jigsaw to learn about global impacts of climate change and then share their new information with a home group. Groups then research impacts of climate change (droughts,...
7th - 9th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Lesson 2: Confronting Climate Change: Understanding
In the second of three lessons about climate change, young climatologists examine the local impacts of severe storms and drought on roads, rivers, buildings, and more. Through a series of investigations, learners begin to understand the...
6th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Observing the Changes: The Warming of the North
After reviewing the causes and effects of climate change, students become observers for "Plant Watch," a program to monitor the effects of climate change on plants. Students record blooming and leafing dates for selected local species...
1st - 7th Science