The following sample lesson plans from Climate Generation: A Will Steger Legacy are a part of the Next Generation Climate curriculum. They can be used as stand alone lessons, or as part of the entire 6-lesson curriculum. Each of these lessons is aligned with Minnesota state science, social studies and language arts standards, the Next Generation Science Standards, and the climate and energy literacy principles. Each lesson has been reviewed by scientists, professional educators, and organizations. For more information about Next Generation Climate curriculum click on this link.

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  • Lesson 2: What factors have caused the rise in global temperature over the last century?
  • Lesson 5: In what ways can the repercussions of climate change be minimized?