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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


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

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.


Climate Mental Health

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

Format: Online: Asynchronous

Teaching Energy (Spanish)

This Teaching Energy (Spanish Translation) guide is designed to help middle and high school teachers incorporate...

Format: Online: Asynchronous
New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection

Summary of Climate Change in New Jersey for Teachers

This 15-page guide outlines the state of climate change in New Jersey for teachers. It...

Format: Online: Asynchronous

Elementary Teaching Strategies

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

Format: Online: Asynchronous
Paleontological Research Institution

Climate Change Adaptation

This guide on climate change adaptation explores existing and proposed adaptation strategies for a variety of cli...

Format: Online: Asynchronous

Teaching Climate

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

Format: Online: Asynchronous

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

Controversy in the Classroom: Strategies for Managing Climate Change Discourse (Spanish)

This article provides techniques for educators to...

Format: Online: Asynchronous
STEM Teaching Tools

Climate Learning Resources

This page features many resources on many different topics. These resources are divided into six sections: STEM...

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New Jersey Mentorship Program

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

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