Global Warming

Wildfires scorch the western United States

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Understand what’s happening in California and other western states as wildfires set records. Continue reading

Greta Thunberg on the urgency of the climate crisis

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Use this NewsHour Extra lesson plan to learn more about Greta Thunberg and other youth activists’ fight against climate change. Continue reading

How studying the ocean floor explains the history of Earth’s climate

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Use this NewsHour lesson plan to understand the history of climate change by digging underneath the ocean floor. Continue reading

Pristine Rapa Nui (Easter Island) battles tons of plastic pollution

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DOWNLOAD VIDEO   Directions: Read the summary, watch the video and answer the discussion questions. You may want to read along using the transcript here or…read more

Alabama tornado aftermath, getting help and studying why

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Use this PBS NewsHour lesson plan to learn how Alabama residents are dealing with the aftermath of Sunday’s devastating tornado. Continue reading

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