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  • Guide

Target Grade Level

  • K-2
  • 3-5

Target Subject Area



  • Teaching Methods
    • Culturally Relevant Teaching
    • Climate Literacy
    • Data
    • Place-Based

Elementary Teaching Strategies

Provider: CLEAN
Cost: Free
Format: Online: Asynchronous
Region: Global
Continuing Education Credit: Not Available
This article features information about eight elementary teaching strategies to teach about climate change. Featured strategies include encouraging action and solutions-centered learning, grounding students in place-based learning, and growing curiosity-driven science practices.
About the Organization


The Climate Literacy and Energy Awareness Network (CLEAN) Portal was launched in 2010 as a National Science Digital Library (NSDL) Pathways project. It is led by the science education expertise of the Cooperative Institute for Research in Environmental Science (CIRES) at the University of Colorado Boulder and the Science Education Resource Center (SERC) at Carleton College.