Teacher Submitted Lesson Plans

TROP ICSU welcomes contributions to our suite of pedagogical resources that can be used to teach topics in the high school and undergraduate curriculum through climate-related examples.

Here are some Lesson Plans developed by some of the participants of TROP ICSU workshops. More Teacher submitted Lesson Plans are getting added to the suit.
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Lesson Plans contributed by teachers or based upon ideas submitted by teachers

Lesson Plan: Evolutionary Adaptations to Climate Change
As a high school or undergraduate Biological Sciences teacher, you can use this set of computer-based tools to teach about evolutionary adaptations in animals due to climate change. Evolutionary Adaptation is the morphological or physiological
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Lesson Plan: Gene Editing using CRISPR
As a high school or undergraduate Biological Sciences teacher, you can use this set of computer-based tools to teach about CRISPR: Clustered Regularly Interspaced Short Palindromic Repeats, a new gene editing technology that could enable
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Lesson Plan: Waves and Oscillations
As a High School or Undergraduate Physics or Earth Sciences teacher, you can use this set of computer-based tools to teach about the characteristics, properties and types of waves and oscillations, and how atmospheric wave
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Lesson Plan: : Listening Comprehension: Talk by Climate Activist, Greta Thunberg
As a Middle School and High School English Language teacher, you can use a talk about climate change and an associated comprehension quiz to help you teach listening comprehension. . This lesson plan uses the
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Lesson Plan: Landfills and Climate Change
As a High School or Undergraduate Environmental Sciences teacher, you can use this lesson plan to teach about landfills and landfill gas emissions and their impact on climate. Municipal solid waste ends up in landfills
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Lesson Plan: Thermodynamic Processes in the Atmosphere
As an undergraduate Physics teacher, you can use this set of computer-based tools to help you in teaching the principle of thermodynamics and about thermodynamic processes. A fundamental notion in Thermodynamics is a ‘Thermodynamic System’.
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Lesson Plan: Simple Harmonic Motion and Simple Harmonic Oscillators
As a High School or Undergraduate Physics teacher, you can use this set of computer-based tools to teach about Simple Harmonic Motion (SHM) and Simple Harmonic Oscillators. This lesson plan will allow you to teach
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Lesson Plan: Literary Analysis using Climate Fiction
As a High School and Undergraduate Humanities teacher in English, you can use this lesson plan to teach literary analysis of a novel (climate fiction). The recently recognized literary genre of ‘Cli-Fi’ is a valuable
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Lesson Plan: Basic Data Handling Using Climate Data
As a Primary and Middle School Mathematics teacher, you can use this set of computer-based tools to teach your students the basics of data handling using climate data. This lesson plan can be used to
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