Global Warming

May 10, 2018
What do we already know?   Project the image above, or the tweet below, on the board: https://twitter.com/ClimateCentral/status/992468921403019264 Or, write on the board: Atmospheric carbon…
January 9, 2016
Note to Teacher:   Morningside Center aims to help young people develop the social and emotional skills we all need to take on climate change  - including empathy, critical thinking, problem-solving…
December 13, 2015
To the teacher:   This lesson provides a quick overview of the new agreement. For more, please see other TeachableMoment lessons on the Paris conference and on climate change here.  The full 31-page…
December 5, 2015
Gathering Share the following quote with students. It is believed to originate with the Cree peoples of Canada:    When all the trees have been cut down, when all the animals have been hunted, when…
November 8, 2015
Introduction Read students the following quotes: "Together, ranchers, tribal nations and everyday people beat this project back, reminding the world that Big Oil isn’t invincible and that hope is…
April 10, 2015
Objectives: Introduce students to the impact of climate change and develop their understanding of climate justice. Gain understanding of resilience of the people who are most affected by climate…
April 4, 2015
  It's all in the numbers. President Obama made a key announcement about climate change on March 31, 2015:  He unveiled the U.S.'s targets for cutting greenhouse gas emissions. These emissions,…
September 13, 2014
To the Teacher: On September 21, 2014, protesters came together in New York City (as well as in cities around the world) for what turned out to be the largest climate march in history. The People's…
April 21, 2014
To the Teacher On April 10, 2014, Desmond Tutu, the retired South African Anglican Archbishop, Nobel Peace Prize winner, and anti-apartheid activist, called for people to take action to stop climate…
May 16, 2013
To the Teacher:    Over the past two years, environmental activists have made the proposed expansion of the Keystone XL pipeline a critical symbolic fight in the larger struggle over how to respond…