New Jersey Department of Education

Instructional Resources

In an effort to support the implementation of standards-based climate change education, a team of educators have identified instructional activities, lesson plans and units using the Designing and Evaluating Instructional Materials Checklist. The resources listed below are freely available and organized by grade band. In addition, the STEM Teaching Tools highlight how to effectively teach climate change within a STEM learning experience. Students collaborating using post-its with a teacher who is engaging in a conversation with them.

Note About Resources

The resources provided on this webpage are for informational purposes only. All resources must meet the New Jersey Department of Education’s (NJDOE) accessibility guidelines. Currently, the Department aims to conform to Level AA of the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG 2.1). However, the Department does not guarantee that linked external sites conform to Level AA of the WCAG 2.1. Neither the Department of Education nor its officers, employees or agents specifically endorse, recommend or favor these resources or the organizations that created them. Please note that the Department of Education has not reviewed or approved the materials related to the programs.

Page Last Updated: 12/21/2023

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