What is it about?
This article summarizes and evaluates a year-long climate change curriculum focus in a 6th grade language arts and social studies classroom. It provides examples and recommendations for effective climate change education strategies beyond science education.
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Why is it important?
It is important to consider non-scientific modes of engagement with climate change as an instructional topic in K-12 education. In order to adapt and mitigate climate change as a society, social and behavioral solutions are required alongside techno-scientific innovations. Thus, this article is a timely contribution that advances the conversation around climate education with an eye towards action, solutions, and personal engagement.
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This page is a summary of: Climate change education in the humanities classroom: a case study of the Lowell school curriculum pilot, Environmental Education Research, May 2019, Taylor & Francis, DOI: 10.1080/13504622.2019.1607258.
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