Model LessonsEach lesson has been taught and tested in the classroom and can be scaled to fit your learners (5th-8th and 9th-12th).
These problem-based model lessons were developed by teams of Colorado middle and high school teachers with CU-Boulder scientists and science educators at the "Making the Global Local" teacher workshop. Lesson topics are based on local content from the Learn More About Climate videos.
- Evidence of Climate Change: How would we know if Colorado's climate is changing and how will it affect me? (Middle School Science) View Lesson
- Mountain Pine Beetles: What is changing our forests? (9th-12th grade science, adaptable to middle school) View Lesson
- Zoo Poo: Does burning zoo poop reduce CO2? (Grades 10th-12th) View Lesson
- What Makes You Hot?: Students will be able to manipulate different variables in the model and use this to make inferences about the temperature of the Earth. View Lesson
for Climate and Energy