|Townsend, John. Predicting the Effects of Climate Change (Why Science Matters). Heinemann. 2009. A concise overview of our changing climate, providing students with a good scientific basis for why it should concern them. Grades 6-9. ISBN: 9781432918392.
Carbon Footprint Challenge
International Student Carbon Footprint Challenge. I2SEA.
Compare your Carbon Footprint
Carbon Calculator Activity. National Oceanic Atmospheric Administration.
Household Carbon Footprint
Household Carbon Footprint Calculator. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).
Documentary on Climate Change Impacts
Chasing Ice. With stunning footage of the Arctic, photographer James Balog provides visual evidence of the impacts of climate change in this 75-minute documentary.
Human Impacts of Climate Change
Sun Come Up. New Day Films. Showing the human face of climate change, this 39-minute film follows the relocation of Carteret Islanders as rising seas swallow their ancestral lands.
Imagine the World Without Fish
A Sea Change. This 83-minute film explores how burning fossil fuels is changing the pH balance of the oceans and threatening the world’s fisheries.
Politics of Climate Change
Climate Refugees. This 88-minute film depicts some of the enormous consequences of climate change and explores its destabilizing effects on individuals as well as international politics.
Solutions to Climate Change
Carbon Nation. Arizona State University. With an optimistic view of what people are doing to address climate change, this 82-minute film explores how solutions to climate change also address other social, economic and national security issues.
Carbon Fund. A nonprofit organization that provides a means to “off-set” carbon emissions through donations.
Climate Impacts by Region
What are the Impacts of Climate Change Where I Live? U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. A description of the expected impacts of climate change by region.
Climate Assessment Report
Our Changing Climate. National Climate Assessment. In-depth look at climate change impacts on the United States, including how it is already affecting and will increasingly affect the lives of Americans.
Estimate Your Carbon Emissions
Global Warming Wheel Card. U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. A hand‐held tool for estimating carbon dioxide emissions.
Starting a Climate Club
Climate Stewards. The National Ocean Service (NOS). Information on how to start a climate club for students.