Climate Change Curriculum

Including a nine-lesson unit on climate change for junior grades using the Community Carbon Challenge 50% by 2030, Zero by 2050 (CCC) prepared by CAM and RTOERO

Young people are calling for the inclusion of widespread education on climate, climate justice, and on activism to be included in education curricula around the world. They need not only knowledge, but also ways to achieve the changes required i.e. how they can influence change. Recent reports show that Climate Change education focusing on solutions is essential to bring hope and opportunity to our young students.

You can view and/or download a copy of the package with live links to the CCC and to other on line resources. Click on the link below.


World’s Largest Lesson – Sustainable Development Goals
Activities are all there on the website.

TLDSB Climate Change Action Plan  

Georgian Bay Biosphere
Their Education section has lesson plans.  Lessons in a Backpack and Kids in the Biosphere

Avi Lewis’ Films:
A Message from the Future with Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (7:35)
A Message from the Future II: The Years of Repair (8:57)
The Drawdown Project great teacher resource for climate solutions 


Explore the energy system with Student Energy, starting with energy sources all the way to the end uses of energy. The Energy System map includes an interactive map view, a searchable energy topics index view, and accompanying videos.

 Built with contributions and input from young people from all over the world, the Energy System Map is a unique, accessible tool designed to be a universal entry point for learning about the world’s current energy system and identifying ways you can take action.

Understand solutions to climate change.

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Science made fun. For students and professionals.
Reliable & Scientific: Our articles and courses reference scientific reports & papers to help you trust what you read.
Brief & Understandable: We try to explain things simply, and focus on what’s most important to solve climate change.

Malala Yousafzai

Learn how Malala began her fight for girls — from an education activist in Pakistan to the youngest Nobel Peace Prize laureate — and how she continues her campaign through Malala Fund.

Assembly — a digital publication and newsletter from Malala Fund! Explore stories from girls around the world. Right now, our readers are discussing the impact of the climate crisis on their communities.

Greta Thunberg guest edits Assembly’s climate issue

Canada, Climate Change and Education:
Opportunities for Public and Formal Education

The purpose of this national survey was to gain an understanding of current levels of knowledge and perceptions of climate change among the general public, parents, youth and educators as well as to assess how Canadians think the education system should respond to the climate crisis.

If you want to dig in the full report is 138 pages. There is an Executive summary, snap shot of findings, beginning on page 7.


Every day, girls face barriers to education caused by poverty, cultural norms and practices, poor infrastructure, violence and fragility. Girls’ education is a strategic development priority for the World Bank.

 Girls’ education is a strategic development priority. Better educated women tend to be more informed about nutrition and healthcare, have fewer children, marry at a later age, and their children are usually healthier, should they choose to become mothers. They are more likely to participate in the formal labor market and earn higher incomes.

Education and gender equality – UNESCO

 Education and gender equalityGender equality is a global priority for UNESCO and inextricably linked to its efforts to promote the right to education and support the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).