Make the most of your students' Our Climate Our Future experience.
Analyzing the Rise of U.S. Wildfires
In this activity, students graph the acres burned by wildfires across the U.S. by year and compare the trend to that of rising temperatures. Students can literally connect the dots between climate change and increased risk of wildfires. This activity takes one 45-minute class period and is suitable for middle or high school grades. Activity includes a teacher answer key.
Download the lesson plan: PDF
Hope After Hurricanes
For classrooms whose communities have been impacted by Hurricanes Harvey and Irma.
The activity allows students to share their experiences and emotions and gives students the opportunity to exercise solidarity by connecting with youth across the country.
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Our Climate Our Future Lesson Plans
These three hands-on lessons are specifically designed for use with Our Climate Our Future. All lessons are hands-on activities that require minimal materials, can be easily done in a single class period and are aligned to NGSS.
Our Climate Our Future brings up lots of real-world topics and exciting ideas that will get the conversation in your classroom flowing. Use this classroom discussion guide as you go through Our Climate Our Future to deepen students' learning.
Check out the top 10 frequently asked questions that ACE gets from students about climate change, with accessible answers and links to more information.
This worksheet focuses on key vocabulary and comprehension for Our Climate Our Future. It is designed to be filled out while students are watching the videos.
Note: Go to File > Download As to download the worksheet and answer key as a .doc or .pdf file.