Supplementary Materials and Teacher Resources
Teacher/Educator Food + Climate Reading List (view/download here).
Facing the Future- Climate Change: Connections and Solutions curriculum
Global Warming’s Six Americas presentation
Alliance for Climate Education (ACE) assembly- 1 hour climate change edutainment assembly for high school students
Katharine Hayhoe “Global Weirding” PBS series
NASA computer model visualization of global CO2 rise
Food, farming, and sustainable ag:
Center for Ecoliteracy resource on “Understanding food and climate change:” https://foodandclimate.ecoliteracy.org/interactive-guide/cover.xhtml
COMET Farm Planner- online tool to quantify GHG reductions from certain farming practices.
Contact person: Didi Pershouse- firstname.lastname@example.org
For more on soil sampling, consult these fact sheets from Cornell Department of Crop and Soil Sciences: Guide to Soil Testing, Soil Contaminants and Best Practices for Healthy Gardens, Sources and Impacts of Soil Contaminants
Edible Schoolyard Project- hosts Summer Institute in Berkeley, CA for teachers and posts curriculum and lesson guides on website
Stone Barns Center for Food and Agriculture- high school education and teacher training programs held at the Center in New York state
Soil C 4 per Mille Initiative: Soils for Food Security and Climate (launched at COP 21), website includes videos and infographics
Environmental Science Journal for Kids website- peer-reviewed scientific journal articles on many environmental topics that have been modified into age-appropriate articles for MS/HS, and come with a set of teacher resources including PowerPoints, Kahoot quizzes, and Jeopardy game trivia. Food specific articles include:
How do plants keep in touch?
How are apple farmers responding to climate change?
How hot can corn handle it?
What kind of fungus are you?
Where will plants migrate when it gets warmer?
How much does it cost when cows burp?
Spreadsheet of additional resources, videos, and climate curricula available for download here.
*Grants available annually through USDA Farm to School grants program to support educational activities utilizing school gardens.