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New Jersey Climate Change
Education Hub

The resources you and your school need to effectively teach climate change.

These comprehensive resources are built around the official NJ Student Learning Standards and expand on the work of the New Jersey Department of Education.

Teaching Resources

Search our database by keywords, resource type, grade level, subject, NJ Student Learning Standards, and more. All resources have been reviewed by a scientist and teacher team.

National Wildlife Federation

Endangered Species: 6 Stories of Success

In this article, students read about six once-endangered species whose populations have rebounded thanks to the United...

Added: 04/03/24

CLEAN

2018 National Climate Assessment - Northeast

This teacher's guide incorporates the National Climate Assessment's Northeast Region chapter into the classroom th...

Added: 03/09/24

Project Drawdown

Nathaly Agosto Filión: Identity as a Climate Superpower

In this interview, Newark's Nathaly Agosto Filión discusses how she got involved in environmental work,...

Added: 01/08/24

Project Drawdown

Anthony Diaz: Serving Up Community and Clean Water in Newark

This video focuses on Anthony Diaz, co-founder and executive director of the Newark Water Coalitio...

Added: 01/11/24

Project Drawdown

Christian Rodriguez: Planting Possibility in the Ironbound

This interview and its related materials focus on Christian Rodriguez, an urban farmer and community...

Added: 01/08/24

San Mateo County Office of Education

Sustainable and Resilient Communities

In this multi-lesson module, students will explore green careers, sustainable and resilient communities, climate change,...

Added: 12/07/23

Audubon

Guide to Birds in New England

This interactive and artistic collection of birds found in New England provides an illustration of each bird, a bird song recordi...

Added: 08/11/23

CLEAN

I Live in the Eastern US—Does Climate Change Matter to Me?

This video describes some of the changes occurring in the Eastern United States due to climate chang...

Added: 06/30/23

Rutgers University

Climate Dashboard

This interactive resource allows students to explore graphs and maps of New Jersey's historical and projected weather conditions, from 2000 t...

Added: 03/09/23

Columbia Climate School International Research Institute for Climate and Society

Disastrous Decision Making

This resource has students act as mayor, social advisor, and science advisor in a town that is vulnerable to flooding.

Added: 11/07/22

Professional Learning

Find the right professional learning opportunity for you or your school, whether it is support for curriculum development or foundational knowledge about climate change.

American Museum of Natural History

Climate Change

This six-week online course will help teachers build the confidence and knowledge to teach about climate change.

Format: Online: Asynchronous
Date(s) Offered: May 27 - July 7, 2024
Paleontological Research Institution

The Teacher-Friendly Guide to Climate Change

This thorough 294-page guide provides teachers with the information needed to educate their st...

Format: Online: Asynchronous
Project Drawdown

Climate Solutions 101

This six-part video series on climate solutions is hosted by Jonathan Foley, Executive Director of Project Drawdown....

Format: Online: Asynchronous
NEA

Climate Change & Environmental Justice Micro-credentials

This set of six stackable micro-credentials covers a variety of climate change top...

Format: Online: Asynchronous
NOAA

Toolbox for Teaching Climate and Energy

This website features many resources to equip teachers to teach about climate and energy. The site...

Format: Online: Asynchronous
CLEAN

Create Your Own Climate and Energy Units

This step-by-step guide provides a framework for utilizing CLEAN resources to develop NGSS-aligned...

Format: Online: Asynchronous
CLEAN

Teaching Climate

This guide is designed to help middle and high school science teachers incorporate climate topics into their classrooms. K...

Format: Online: Asynchronous
NPR

8 Ways to Teach Climate Change in Almost Any Classroom

This article includes eight tips for how to teach about climate change. Tips include...

Format: Online: Asynchronous
Green Teacher

Talking With Green Teachers Podcast

This inspiring podcast features conversations with environmental educators from around the globe.

Format: Online: Asynchronous
SubjectToClimate

Teaching About Climate Change

This series of courses, developed by SubjectToClimate, helps teachers teach about climate change.Climate Chan...

Format: Online: Asynchronous