In the California Drought, What Is My Role? – Lesson Plan

Lesson Plan

This lesson asks students to think critically about the effects of drought, their personal water use, and how best to conserve water. Continue reading

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Toxic trial: taking responsibility for environmental problems – Lesson Plan

Lesson Plan

By Katie Gould, PBS NewsHour Teacher Resource Producer  Introduction This lesson plan and student contest were created to accompany a story from The Center for…read more

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Climate change as a scientific theory – Lesson Plan

Lesson Plan

By Katie Gould, Teacher Resource Producer for PBS NewsHour Extra Subjects Science, Language Arts, Social Issues Estimated Time One 90-minute class period Grade Level Grades…read more

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Is the world’s climate changing? – Lesson Plan

Lesson Plan

by Lisa Prososki Subjects Secondary science, Geography, Climate change Estimated Time Four 50-minute class periods plus additional time for classroom presentation and extension activities. NOTE:…read more

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Understanding your water: From source to tap and back – Lesson Plan

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By Amy Gambrill, Washington, D.C. Subjects Secondary science, social studies and current events classes Estimated Time Two 45-minute class periods plus additional time for extension…read more

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