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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.

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

National Audubon Society

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


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

National Audubon Society

Bird Migration Explorer

This interactive resource contains a wealth of information about the migration patterns, species, and conservation challenges of birds...

Added: 11/17/22

National Integrated Heat Health Information System

The Climate Explorer

This interactive tool displays a wide array of temperature, precipitation, tidal flooding, and extreme weather data from across the United...

Added: 09/20/22

Climate Xchange

State Climate Policy Tracker

This interactive map of the United States displays detailed information about the climate policies in each state, the makeup of th...

Added: 08/22/22

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.

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

Climate Mental Health

This guide on climate mental health features many different resources to help teachers navigate teaching about climat...

Format: Online: Asynchronous
This Is Planet Ed

Local K-12 Climate Action Plan: Key Questions to Get Started

This 6-page guide features a list of questions to help school administrators a...

Format: Online: Asynchronous

Climate Change & Environmental Justice Micro-credentials

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

Format: Online: Asynchronous
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

New Jersey State Climate Summary

This guide provides a climate summary for the state of New Jersey, allowing teachers, curriculum specialis...

Format: Online: Asynchronous

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
American Museum of Natural History

Climate Change and New Jersey

This four-part, self-paced, interactive course provides information about the climate system and climate chan...

Format: Online: Asynchronous

Teaching Climate (Spanish)

This Teaching Climate (Spanish Translation) guide is designed to help middle and high school science teachers in...

Format: Online: Asynchronous
The Cloud Institute for Sustainability Education

The Cloud Institute's Education for Sustainability Standards and Performance Indicators

The Cloud Institute's Education for Sustainability...

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