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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.

NJ Agriculture in the Classroom

New Jersey Curriculum Resources (K-6)

This webpage includes several resources to teach elementary students about New Jersey's agriculture, including a fact she...

Added: 05/23/24

NJ Agriculture in the Classroom

NJ Ag Lessons on Climate Change

This collection of seven lesson plans will introduce elementary students to the effects of climate change on New Jersey, farms...

Added: 05/22/24

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


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


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

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
The Cloud Institute for Sustainability Education

The Cloud Institute's Education for Sustainability Benchmarks for Individual and Social Learning

The Cloud Institute's Education for Sustai...

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

Fundamental Concepts: Connecting Elementary Science Topics to Climate

The US Global Change Research Program has identified several Climate...

Format: Online: Asynchronous

Elementary Teaching Strategies

This article features information about eight elementary teaching strategies to teach about climate change....

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

Teaching Energy

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

Format: Online: Asynchronous
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
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...

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...

Format: Online: Asynchronous