Next Generation Climate for Grades 6-8

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Link to Resource: https://www.climategen.org/take-action/teach-climate-change/curriculum/next-generation-climate-for-grades-6-8/
Resource Type:Curricula and Instruction; Curriculum Materials
Grade Level:
6 7 8
Language:English
Organization:Climate Generation
Summary:Next Generation Climate is a six lesson, interdisciplinary, middle school climate change curriculum that has students investigate the cause of the global temperature change, research the major repercussions of climate change, and find out how they can monitor and minimize those repercussions. Next Generation Climate allows students to dive deep into graphs and data and practice the skills of argumentation and engineering design. This curriculum uses the Next Generation Science Standards as a framework and is also aligned to Climate and Energy Literacy Standards.
Earth Science Big Ideas:Big Idea 9
NGSS Discplinary Core Ideas:ESS3.C; ESS3.D
NGSS Performance Expectations:MS-ESS3-3; MS-ESS3-4; MS-ESS3-5
NGSS Science and Engineering Practices:Asking questions (for science) and defining problems (for engineering); Constructing explanations (for science) and designing solutions (for engineering); Engaging in argument from evidence
NGSS Crosscutting Concepts:Cause and effect: Mechanism and explanation; Stability and change
Subjects: 6-8; climate; climate change; earth science literacy principles; environment; geoscience literacy; middle school; ngss
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