NCSE's Climate Change Story Shorts provide a new, teacher-friendly take on Next Generation Science Standards storylines. These shorter instructional units with modular activities and optional sidequests engage students in the three dimensions to resolve one or more common misconceptions within one to two weeks of instructional time.

Learn more about NCSE Story Shorts and Sidequests.

Below are links to NCSE's 5 Climate Change Story Shorts. The links take you to a Google Drive folder where you'll find all the resources you need to get started.

Climate Change in Your Backyard Story Short

Essential question: What is the relationship between climate change and extreme weather?

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Sustainable Climate Solutions Story Short

Essential question: Why should we care about climate change, and what can we do about it?

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Evaluating the Evidence for Climate Change Story Short (coming soon)

Essential question: What is climate change and what is the evidence that it is happening?

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Understanding Climate Modeling Story Short (coming soon)

Essential question: How do scientists develop and evaluate climate models?

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Back to the Future: Climate through Time Story Short (coming soon)

Essential question: How does Earth’s past climate compare to our current climate?

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