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Lesson 5: Climate Change and You
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This lesson teaches kids about the earth's orbit around the sun, the Greenhouse Effect, and how to reduce the amount of greenhouse gases in the earth's atmosphere.

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Kids Will Be Able to:

  • explain what the sun is;
  • explain the rotation and revolution of the earth around the sun;
  • explain what our atmosphere is and what it does; and
  • explain how climate change impacts them and the simple steps that they can take to help reduce greenhouse gases.
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Lesson 5: Climate Change and YouLesson 5: Climate Change and You (PDF) (22pp, 6.32MB)

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Poster 1 (PDF) (2pp, 689K)
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Poster 2 (PDF) (2pp, 2.72MB)
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Poster 3 (PDF) (2pp, 1.02MB)
Poster 3
Poster 4 (PDF) (2pp, 999K)
Poster 4
Poster 5 (PDF) (2pp, 878K)
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Additional Online Resources

Looking for more resources for instructors or activities for kids on this topic? Check out these suggested resources from federal and state organizations.

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