Lesson Plans

SubjectToClimate
Grades 3-5
50 mins
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What Is a Green Space? (Green Spaces #1)

This lesson introduces the idea of green spaces to students.

Topics: Fiction, Physical Geography
Subjects: English Language Arts, Geography, Social Studies
Types: Interactive Media, Lesson Plans, Projects, Videos
Green Spaces Unit
SubjectToClimate
Grades 3-5
45 mins
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Disappearing Green Spaces & Environmental Justice (Green Spaces #2)

This lesson explores the benefits of green spaces, how green spaces are disappearing, and how the disappearance of green spaces relates to environmental justice.

Topic: Physical Geography
Subjects: Geography, Social Studies
Types: Activity - Classroom, Charts, Graphs, and Tables, Lesson Plans, Videos
Green Spaces Unit
SubjectToClimate
Grades 3-5
55 mins
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Indigenous Communities and the Environment (Green Spaces #3)

This lesson connects Indigenous communities with the natural environment.

Topics: Nonfiction, Physical Geography
Subjects: English Language Arts, Geography, Social Studies
Types: Activity - Classroom, Articles and Websites, Lesson Plans, Videos
Green Spaces Unit
SubjectToClimate
Grades 3-5
45 mins
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With and Without Green Spaces (Green Spaces #4)

This lesson asks students to consider how their communities would look and feel with and without green spaces.

Topics: Fiction, Physical Geography
Subjects: English Language Arts, Geography, Social Studies
Types: Activity - Classroom, Articles and Websites, Games, Lesson Plans, Videos
Green Spaces Unit
SubjectToClimate
Grades 3-5
45 mins
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What Can We Do About Green Spaces? (Green Spaces #5)

This lesson explores ways in which students can address environmental injustice, looking at disparities between two California cities.

Topic: Physical Geography
Subjects: Geography, Social Studies
Types: Interactive Media, Lesson Plans, Videos
Green Spaces Unit
SubjectToClimate
Grades 3-5
45 mins
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Transforming Knowledge Into Power (Green Spaces #6)

In this final lesson in the green spaces unit, students will use their knowledge to take action.

Topic: Citizenship
Subjects: Civics, Social Studies
Types: Lesson Plans, Projects
Green Spaces Unit
SubjectToClimate
Grades 3-5
45 mins
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What Are Carbon Emissions? (Green Transportation #1)

This lesson introduces carbon emissions and the idea of carbon and ecological footprints to students.

Topic: Climate Change
Subjects: Earth and Space Sciences, Science
Types: Interactive Media, Lesson Plans, Videos
Green Transportation Unit
SubjectToClimate
Grades 3-5
50 mins
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Emissions by Mode of Transportation (Green Transportation #2)

In this lesson, students compare and contrast emissions from different modes of transportation and explore the concept of transportation planning.

Topics: Arithmetic Operations, Climate Change
Subjects: Earth and Space Sciences, Mathematics, Science
Types: Charts, Graphs, and Tables, Lesson Plans, Videos
Green Transportation Unit
SubjectToClimate
Grades 3-5
50 mins
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Into the Mind of a Transportation Planner (Green Transportation #3)

This lesson explores different transit systems around the world and unpacks the decision-making process behind transportation planning.

Topic: Human Geography
Subjects: Geography, Social Studies
Types: Activity - Classroom, Articles and Websites, Interactive Media, Lesson Plans
Green Transportation Unit
SubjectToClimate
Grades 3-5
55 mins
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Understanding the Power of Media (Green Transportation #4)

This lesson promotes students' understanding of the power and influence of the media.

Topic: Media Literacy
Subject: English Language Arts
Types: Lesson Plans, Projects, Videos
Green Transportation Unit
SubjectToClimate
Grades 3-5
55 mins
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Metro Campaign Creation Time (Green Transportation #5)

In this lesson, students explore critical media literacy and begin creating their advertisements.

Topic: Media Literacy
Subject: English Language Arts
Types: Lesson Plans, Projects, Videos
Green Transportation Unit
SubjectToClimate
Grades 3-5
55 mins
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Metro Campaign Presentations (Green Transportation #6)

This lesson features the final advertisement presentations and provides students with the opportunity to think about how to use these projects to make an impact in real life.

Topic: Public Speaking
Subject: English Language Arts
Types: Articles and Websites, Lesson Plans, Videos
Green Transportation Unit
SubjectToClimate
Grades 6-8
300 mins
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Sustainable Solutions to the Petroleum Agenda

In this lesson, students engage in critical media literacy investigating the impacts of petroleum extraction, and promote sustainable alternatives.

Topic: Media Literacy
Subject: English Language Arts
Types: Ebooks, Interactive Media, Lesson Plans, Videos