In this lesson students learn about the Japanese festival celebrating the appearance of cherry blossoms in the spring and analyze average bloom date data from over 1000 years of records to understand how climate has changed.

Impacts of Climate Change

Drip Drop! is a music video intended to engage young people in a conversation about climate and water.

How Climate Works Impacts of Climate Change

Investigate water in a warmer world. This teaching box is filled with explorations and readings that help secondary students learn how climate change is affecting the water cycle.

Impacts of Climate Change Earth as a System

Students match graphs showing aspects of observed climate change with statements that describe the observations.

Impacts of Climate Change

Elementary students learn about the climate zones of the world by interpreting graphs and identifying climate zones described in postcards.

Impacts of Climate Change

Students analyze the energy consumption of a hypothetical household to determine the amount of carbon dioxide they are adding to the atmosphere each year.

Air Quality Impacts of Climate Change

Students compare photographs of glaciers to observe how Alaskan glaciers have changed over the last century.

How Climate Works Impacts of Climate Change

Graph the extent of sea ice, over months and years, in the Arctic and Antarctic. Learn about the seasons and long-term trends.

Impacts of Climate Change

Students investigate maps and data to learn where and when hurricanes form and how climate change may be affecting them.

Storms and Other Weather How Climate Works Impacts of Climate Change

Students review what scientists know and what they’re working to understand about the relationship between extreme weather events and climate change.

Storms and Other Weather Impacts of Climate Change