The Resilient Ones: A Generation Takes on Climate Change
Go on a journey with a group of high school students seeking solutions to climate change. The Resilient Ones: A Generation Takes on Climate Change invites you along to meet with the local leaders and expert innovators as these students work to make a difference in the Adirondack mountains of Northern NY.
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Youth Climate Summit Tool Kit: Youth Climate Summit is an educational conference for youth, produced by community organizations to create an opportunity for learning, dialogue and action on climate change. The tools in this kit provide an essential framework for a successful Summit.
PBS LearningMedia Resources: These resources, provided by PBS LearningMedia are designed to help you bring The Resilient Ones: A Generation Takes on Climate Change into the classroom. PBS LearningMedia is a free service provided to educators by Mountain Lake PBS.
Grade Levels: 5-8 In this lesson, students learn about the components of air and the chemical reactions that release carbon dioxide into the atmosphere. They model combustion using LEGO bricks, and explore the connection between carbon dioxide, climate change, and environmental health.
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Grade Levels: 6-12 In this interactive produced by WGBH, graphs derived from evidence in ice core samples help to accurately define the relationship between carbon dioxide and temperature over the past 400,00 years.
Grade Levels: 6-12 In this video, we follow a group of UC Berkeley scientists to the top of a 320-foot redwood in Mendocino County. See how scientists are trying to predict how the remaining redwoods and their descendants might fare in the face of climate change in the decades to come.
Grade Levels: 6-12 In this media-rich lesson, students learn how global warming is changing the Alaskan environment and examine the consequences of climate change on the region’s human and wildlife inhabitants.
Jonathan Comstock, Research Support Specialist, Cornell University
Steve Gabriel, Cornell University, Cooperative Extension
Mary Evelyn Tucker, Senior Lecturer and Research Scholar, Yale University
Curt Stager, Professor of Natural Sciences, Paul Smith’s College
Corrie Miller, Executive Director, Ausable River Association
Jerry Jenkins, Wildlife Conservation Society
Roger Doiron, Founder, Kitchen Gardeners International
Lucas Christenson, Co-owner, Fledging Crow Vegetables
Ken Mudge, Dept. of Horticulture, Cornell University
Jen Kretser, Director of Programs, The Wild Center, Tupper Lake, NY
Larry Master, Intervale Lowlands, Lake Placid, NY
Ian Shapiro, Founder and co-owner, TAITEM Engineering
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