Resources and Activities 

Resources and Activity Ideas

Always adding more activities and ideas;

We would love to hear from you about ideas and resources you would like to see here. email us

This site is for educators and administrators who want to bring climate education into their schools. On this page you will find ideas for whole school activities and events, assemblies, and field trips. Navigate to the sub-pages for resources for English, Social Studies, Science, and Art teachers as well as for clubs and student-led activities

 

We hope that you will use these resources to foster the knowledge and passion in your students necessary to create a generation better prepared to act on the greatest issue of our time.  

Whole School Activities and Challenges 

Water Awareness and action kit

Whole school activities, classroom lessons

Resource from Ontario, Canada - options for all different grade levels, water conservation focus, data collection sheets, worksheets regarding water focus, learning activities

Inquiry to Student Environmental Action

Carbon Footprint Challenge

National Wildlife Federation

Become an Eco-School

Green Schoolyards America 

PowerSave Schools Learn how to help your school use less energy and save money

Green Schools Initiative Take the green school quiz and learn how to make your school greener and healthier. Learn how to start the school year off green

Get a full list of resources for teachers here

Example of an initiative in California with ideas to help schools reduce their energy usage and costs. 

10 ways schools can reduce carbon emissions. Article from the UK, but advice can be adapted locally. 

Become a Climate Justice School!

​Why climate justice? 

  • Because marginalized communities are more vulnerable to the effects of climate change 

What you'll do: 

  • Help lead community efforts to limit damage and create healthier communities.

  • Adopt projects to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and support marginalized communities 

CHEP will help with: 

  • Using this site to facilitate climate education by teachers.

  • Greenhouse gas emission reduction project ideas and resources.

  • Climate justice projects for impacted communities in the US and abroad

Learn more

Bring a Speaker or Assembly to your school!

Michelle Eckman: CT audubon Director of Education meckman@ctaudubon.org

Joel Tolman: Director of Impact & Engagement at Common Ground jtolman@commongroundct.org

Yale Program on Climate Change Communication: climatechange@yale.edu 203-432-5055

Yale School of Forestry and Environmental Studies 

 

Yale School of Public Health

ACE Assembly“The ACE Assembly combines airtight science with pop-culture entertainment for an unforgettable experience.”

350Vermont Climate Change Presentations to Schools"The Climate Reality presentation is a multimedia presentation put together by global climate leader Al Gore, as well as world class scientists, strategists, communicators and technical specialists about the basic science of climate change and how the direct cost impacts are having on communities around the world." 

The Climate Reality Project"Do you have questions about the greatest challenge we face and what you can do about it? Invite a trained Climate Reality Leader to your classroom, business, community group, home, office, or church to speak for free about the climate crisis and its solutions." 

Expand your knowledge and teaching techniques with an edX course on climate change education 

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