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  • Guide

Target Grade Level

  • 3-5
  • 6-8
  • 9-12

Target Subject Area

Career Readiness, Life Literacies, and Key Skills, Comprehensive Health and Physical Education, Computer Science & Design Thinking, English Language Arts, Mathematics, Science, Social Studies, Visual and Performing Arts, World Languages


  • Climate Change Basics
    • Causes
    • Impacts
    • Solutions

The Teacher-Friendly Guide to Climate Change

Provider: Paleontological Research Institution
Cost: Free
Format: Online: Asynchronous
Region: Global
Continuing Education Credit: Not Available

This thorough 294-page guide provides teachers with the information needed to educate their students on the causes and effects of climate change. The guide covers many topics, including basic climate science, paleoclimate, regional climates, climate change mitigation, geoengineering, and climate change adaptation. This guide was published in 2017.

About the Organization

Paleontological Research Institution

Utilizing its unique collections, staff, physical facilities and digital presence, the Paleontological Research Institution pursues and integrates education and research and interprets the history and systems of the Earth and its life to increase knowledge, educate society, and encourage wise stewardship of the Earth.