Resource List  for Educators
For more background information on climate change please visit:
- EPA's Climate Change website www.epa.gov/climatechange
- NOAA's Climate Change website www.noaa.gov/climate.html
- State Department's Climate Change website www.state.gov/g/oes/climate/
- U.S. Global Change Research Program www.globalchange.gov/
- Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change website www.ipcc.ch
- NASA's Global Warming website http://earthobservatory.nasa.gov/Features/GlobalWarming/
- NASA's Climate Change—Eyes on the Earth website www.climate.nasa.gov
- NOAA's National Climatic Data Center www.ncdc.noaa.gov

For additional classroom activities on climate  change please visit:
- EPA's educational resources on climate change
       www.epa.gov/climatechange/wycd/school.html
- Cool School Challenge Classroom Toolkit
       www.coolschoolchallenge.org/
- Climate Change, Wildlife, and Wildlands Toolkit
       www.globalchange.gov/resources/educators/toolkit
- Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources Climate  Guide
      www.dnr.wi.gov/org/caer/ce/eek/teacher/Climateguide/PDF/WisCCGuideALL.pdf
- Earth Day Network's Teacher Resources on Climate
       www. earthday.net/climate
- Will Steger Foundation Climate Change Curriculum
       www.willstegerfoundation.org
- National Wildlife Federation's Eco-Schools
       www.nwf.org/Global-Warming/School-Solutions/Eco-Schools-USA.aspx
- National Wildlife Federation's Climate Classroom—Environmental Education to Inspire
       www.climateclassroom.org/

National Science Education Standards: Science Content Standards for Classroom Activities
                Disappearing Snow

Disciplines: Science (Grades 5-8)
•   Unifying Concepts and Processes
       -Systems, order and organization
       -Evidence, models and explanation
       -Change, constancy and measurement
•   Physical Science
       -Transfer of energy
•   Science in Personal and Social Perspectives
       -Populations, resources, and environments
       -Natural hazards
       -Risks and benefits
      Thinking about Carbon CO2 and What Makes the Earth Sick?

      Disciplines: Science (Grades 5-8)
      •  Earth and Space Science
             -Structure of the earth system
             -Earth's history
             -Earth in the solar system
      •  Science in Personal and Social Perspectives
             -Personal health
             -Populations, resources and environments
             -Natural hazards
             -Risks and benefits
             -Science and technology in society
The front of this poster shows the winners of the first Region 5 Climate Change Art Challenge for middle school students. One
winner was selected from each of EPA Region 5's six states: Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Minnesota, Ohio, and Wisconsin. The
winning artists, Annamaria Mastrodomenico, Chicago, IL; Jenna Phillips, Bloomington, IN; Anna Brooks, Bloomfield Hills, MI,
Maggie Panetta, Rochester, MN; Hannah Donovan, Cincinnati, OH; and Claire Monzel, Milwaukee, WI were among 450 sixth-,
seventh-, and eighth-grade students who submitted a drawing or painting that responded to the question "What is Climate
Change?"

    The information contained herein does not constitute an endorsement by U.S. EPA of any product, service or enterprise.
                            r/EPA
United States
Environmental Protection
Agency
Region 5
77 West Jackson Blvd
Chicago, IL 60604
EPA#  905H10001
Date   November 2010

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