global warming

For more free lessons and resources go to

The International Polar Year

Home pages

Nice link site

National Science Foundation

Free email updates about polar related funding, lessons, and more. Takes a while to navigate.

Links and lessons for elementary teachers

NASA Lesson all grade levels

Gander Academy’s Polar Bear Links

Cool Artic Doctor Stress Test

Interesting Antartica lesson plan

Quite elaborate

Snow and ice lessons

Elementary Polar Bear themes

The importance of the Artic

Animal Habitats: The Polar Regions

Nice unit of study with good printouts

Environmental issues

Global Warming Basics

Global warming and the polar regions,9171,1176980,00.html

Global warming and polar ice melting

Tips on preventing global warming

Martian Polar Lessons

For those students who want to go beyond

Links to world organizations dealing with polar issues

Polar webcams

Global Warming  Lessons and Links

By National Hall of Fame Educator Alan Haskvitz

Whether or not you believe there is a global warming trend or not, the teachable moment it represents it a major plus for integrating lessons in math, science, language arts, social studies, and economics. Here are some quality sites that offer free resources. Hopefully, you took advantage of the free copy of An Inconvenient Truth that was featured on Reach Every Child earlier this year. I shared my copy with the entire school.

Air and Weather sites

Transportation sites

To give background on why transportation is vital and its history.


Global Warming themes and lessons

A large link site.


Global Warming link site with the emphasis on definitions and articles,email-gs_15

Academic links

Some very good work here for a great debate.

Unit of Study

An Inconvenient Truth’s Lesson Plans

Photos of impact of global warming

Click on the boxes at the top of the site.

Global Warming: Does it Exist?

And other links that cover all grade levels.

Global Warming International Center

Alternative Actions

From the always excellent Constitutional Rights Foundation

EPA Site on climate


Teacher’s Guide to Global Warming

Global Pollution Map

Air Quality Maps by State

Updated daily

Environmental Ratings of Car Companies

A good way to integrate current events, science, and math.


Graph of global warming last 1000 years

Small math unit on impact of Global Warming

Nothing you couldn’t do yourself, but a nice template to follow.

There is no global warming and debate site


President Bush on Global Warming

And a rebuttal to the President’s comments

Ask the Climate Guy


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