Students discuss evidence that meat production contributes to climate change, explore efforts to make food systems more sustainable, and share their own consumption choices.
An unusual hurricane season opens up an exploration of the climate crisis and steps toward climate justice.
Air travel is becoming one of the worst contributors to climate change. In this activity, students read about and discuss the impact of air travel on the climate crisis and what we should do about it - personally and as a society.
This simple process will enable your class to create a song expressing their feelings about the climate crisis - or other issues on their minds.
What is "throwaway culture" — and how do we participate in it? Students explore 'planned obsolescence' and a countering movement for the 'right-to-repair.'
At this pivotal global summit on climate, young people are making their voices heard. In this activity, students discuss COP26 and urgent youth-led demands for action.
English teacher Sarah Outterson-Murphy provides brief descriptions of a range of short stories and novels exploring a changing climate, with questions for discussion. (Updated August 2021)
High school teacher Sarah Outterson-Murphy shares how her students developed their English skills by grappling with a "real, urgent, relevant, large-scale, yet-unsolved problem."
Reading and discussing fiction gave my students time and space to respond creatively to the climate crisis—and consider how to use their own power to address it.
The fires raging across Australia in recent months have led to shocking devastation. Students discuss the scope of the disaster and its relationship to climate change; share their feelings about it; and consider responses, from supporting relief efforts to climate activism.