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  • Understanding Climate Change, Grades 7–12

    NSTA Press Book | April 2019

    Get help teaching one of the hottest topics in science with Understanding Climate Change, Grades 7–12. This nine-session module is written to be practical and accessible. It provides both extensive background and step-…

  • Online Extras: Understanding Climate Change

    Page | March 2020

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  • The Carbon Cycle and Climate Change

    Journal Article | August 2019

    Using an active, problem-based approach to understand the carbon cycle and climate change

  • Earth’s Changing Climate

    Book Chapter | October 2008

    In 1896, Svante Arrhenius published the first model of the effects of industrial carbon dioxide (CO2) on Earth’s climate. Since the days of Arrhenius, scientists have moved from pencils to supercomputers. Calculations…

  • Biological Effects of Climate Change

    Book Chapter | October 2008

    How important is climate change—something that has occurred throughout Earth’s history? Can ecosystems tolerate the magnitude and rate of future change? How will other conservation threats interact with climate change?…

  • Climate Change Conference

    Book Chapter | March 2019

    In this session, students engage in a mock scientific conference to demonstrate another aspect of the work of scientists—sharing work with peers and seeking critical review. The mock conference provides an opportunity…

  • Climate Change Challenges

    Book Chapter | March 2019

    This session provides an opportunity for students to integrate the information they have learned from their research. They create charts or mind maps to anticipate the ripple effects from an aspect they have studied.…

  • Climate Change Solutions

    Book Chapter | March 2019

    This session is about hope. After students learned a great deal about the serious implications of a warming planet, it is important for them to have reasons to be hopeful and to see solutions that are being implemented…

  • Climate Change From Pole to Pole: Biology Investigations

    NSTA Press Book | October 2008

    Climate Change From Pole to Pole: Biology Investigations offers timely, relevant, biology-based case studies and background information on how to teach the science of climate change. The six painstakingly researched and…

  • Exploring Biome Shifts With Climate Change

    Book Chapter | March 2017

    This high school Earth and space science and life science lesson has the following learning goals for students: use quantitative methods to identify the two to three most abundant tree species in a forested field plot (…

  • Conducting Research on Current Climate Change Topics

    Book Chapter | March 2019

    This session leverages the power of student discovery, viewed through the lens of the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS), to support students’ awareness of the complex nature of a warming planet. Students begin…

  • Ocean's Effect on Weather and Climate: Changing Climate

    Science Object | January 1970

    Science Objects are two hour on-line interactive inquiry-based content modules that help teachers better understand the science content they teach. This Science Object, co-developed between NOAA and NSTA, is the fourth…

  • How Does Climate Change Affect Oyster Populations?

    Journal Article | February 2020

  • Practical Research: Sound Practices in Climate Change Education

    Journal Article | February 2019

    This column describes strategies for applying best research-based practices. This article provides three strategies for promoting effective climate change education.

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