Grades 9-10 Curriculum

Climate Change: Causes, Impacts and Solutions

Students will study the scientific underpinnings of climate change allowing them to become better stewards of their environment. Lessons include the why of climate change, the effects of climate change on various ecosystems, and current solutions both at a global and local levels. 

This curriculum integrates concepts from the earth, life, and physical sciences, as well as current data on climate systems. Lesson plans include a both teacher-centered and student-centered activities. Underlying these activities is a philosophy of learning by inquiry as well as supporting claims with sound evidence.