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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.

Oregon State University

Trauma-Informed Toolkit

This 70-page PDF will help educators navigate trauma in the classroom. Sections in the toolkit include definitions...

Format: Online: Asynchronous

New Jersey Mentorship Program

Gain confidence in teaching climate change by building a relationship with an educator who can help you integ...

Format: Online: Asynchronous, Online: Synchronous
MIT Environmental Solutions Initiative

Climate Science, Risk & Solutions: Climate Knowledge for Everyone

This engaging interactive course outlines the causes, impacts, and soluti...

Format: Online: Asynchronous

Climate Change Crash Course

The interactive and engaging online course summarizes climate change into three easy-to-read chapters. It cover...

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

Controversy in the Classroom: Strategies for Managing Climate Change Discourse

This article provides techniques for educators to address cl...

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National Center for Science Education

1.5°C May Not Seem Like Much, But It's a Really Big Deal. Here's Why.

This article explains the importance of limiting global heating to th...

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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...

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New Jersey State Climate Summary

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

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