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A collection of resources and suggestions for teachers relating to Climate Change and the Online Conference.

As part of the Smithsonian Education Online Conference on Climate Change, we have assembled a set of resources to help teachers explore the topic in the classroom.

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A collection of resources and suggestions for teachers relating to Climate Change and the Online Conference. Ideas for before, during and after the conference are featured.
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Prehistoric Climate Change Lesson Plan: Prehistoric Climate Change
In this lesson, your class does the work of a team of paleontologists studying a time of rapid global warming 55 million years ago.
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Visible Thinking Visible Thinking: Sample Lessons
A Smithsonian Teacher Ambassador shares lesson ideas and what she learned about Visible Thinking strategies.
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Podcast: Teaching Science in the News Podcast: Teaching Science in the News
Smithsonian Teacher Ambassadors and State Teachers of the Year share lesson ideas and tips for bringing Climate Change into the classroom.
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Podcast: Teaching Climate Change Podcast: Teaching Climate Change
A podcast about the "Teaching for Understanding" program and the challenges of teaching climate change in the classroom.
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