Bring climate change into your classroom with Climate Generation curricula.

We offer a suite of Grades 3-12 curriculum resources in the form of curriculum guides, as well as online modules that can be downloaded for free.

All of these resources are interdisciplinary and can be used in the following classes: earth science, life science, physical science, civics, economics, history, media, English Language Arts, environmental science, geography, and art.

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Climate Generation’s Curriculum Suite

Green Careers for a Changing Climate Instructional Supplement for Grades 6-8

This instructional supplement and documentary introduces students to eight different careers to help young people learn about careers that can help solve the impacts of climate change using STEM skills.

Water Scarcity and Perseverance: A Humanities Module

This standards-based, interdisciplinary humanities module uses historical fiction to tell the story of Nya and Salva to bring the discussion of water scarcity to the English/Language Arts, social studies, and science classroom. Students read the book with guidance from literary worksheets; research the causes and implications of the war in Sudan through the lens of geography, economics, civics and history; and learn about water management and desertification in science.

 

Innovation and Renewable Energy: A Humanities Module

This standards-based, interdisciplinary humanities module uses the true story of William Kamkwamba and his windmill to bring the discussion of renewable energy to the English/Language Arts, social studies, and science classroom. Students read the book with guidance from literary worksheets; discuss renewable energy projects through the lens of geography, economics, and civics; and use the process of engineering design to solve a community issue brought on by climate change.

Climate Fiction and Non-fiction Reading Guide

This book guide will help you bring climate change books to your English/Language Arts classes, book clubs, science classes, and beyond. Climate change fiction and non-fiction books are included, along with book summaries, reading levels, discussion questions, and relevant news articles to bring the content to life.

 

Next Generation Climate for Grades 6-8

This six-lesson, interdisciplinary, middle school climate change curriculum has students investigate the cause of global temperature change, research the major repercussions of climate change, and find out how they can monitor and minimize those repercussions.

Our Changing Climate for Grades 3-6

These five lesson plans are interdisciplinary in nature, standards-based, help students master the requisite background information on global climate change processes, and teach how to communicate about the issue using communication strategies.

 

Our Changing Climate for Grades 6-12

These six interdisciplinary lesson plans help students master the requisite background information on global climate change processes, the importance of the Arctic to global climate, the potential effects of global warming in the Arctic, and to consider what could/should be done in response.

Minnesota’s Changing Climate Curriculum for Grades 3-12

This set of lesson plans explores Minnesota’s unique biomes and what a changing climate will mean for the state. It is considered a model for place based climate change education.

 

Experience Energy for Grades 3-8

These lessons introduce students to energy basics, emphasizes the connection between our energy use and consumption, the resulting impact on our climate and energy solutions that mitigate its impact.

Baffin Island Expedition Supplement for Grades 3-12

Read exciting written journal entries from Will Steger and partners on their expedition to Baffin Island in , documenting the impact of global warming on the Arctic environment. Expeditions are linked to lesson plans for grades 3-12.

 

Ellesmere Island Expedition Supplement for Grades 3-12

Read exciting written journal entries from Will Steger and partners on their expedition to Ellesmere Island, documenting the impact of global warming on the Arctic environment. Expeditions are linked to lesson plans for grades 3-12.