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Place-Based Education: Elements of Design

Why Place-Based Education? Learning to include place – people and their environment –in education can change the way we organize learning and teaching practices, making our lessons and resources more engaging and effective. This booklet is outlines 4 big ideas about place-based education and is targeted at teachers of all grade levels and subject areas interested in helping […]

Impacts of Climate Change in the Pacific Region

Explore four impacts of climate change—sea level rise, higher air and ocean temperatures, changing rain patterns, and ocean acidification— that can cause major damage. Learn how ecosystems and human system services are affected by these four impacts, and explore how climate adaptation strategies can reduce the damage caused by climate change. Background Essay, Discussion Questions, […]

Earth’s Energy Flows and Climate

Learn how Earth’s climate results from the ways that energy enters, circulates within, and flows out of the Earth system. Explore the flows of energy in regional locations and then at the global level to understand how the increased greenhouse effect causes global warming. Background Essay, Discussion Questions, & Teaching Tips [PDF] An introductory interactive […]

K-12 Climate Science Concepts and Skills for Pacific Island Students

This document has been developed by members of the Pacific Islands Climate Education Partnership (PCEP). It has been developed for partners of PCEP, as part of our work to systemically improve climate education in the U.S. Affiliated Pacific Islands (USAPI). This document describes what USAPI students should know and be able to do with respect […]

Climate Change in the Territory of Guam

How is climate change affecting the Territory of Guam? This booklet by Dr. Charles “Chip” Fletcher can help teachers and students understand the climate in Guam, and why climate is changing locally and globally. It also explains the impacts of global climate change on Guam’s ecosystems and communities. Information on other locations is available through other […]

Climate Change in the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands

How is climate change affecting the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands? This booklet by Dr. Charles “Chip” Fletcher can help teachers and students understand the climate in the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands (CNMI), and why climate is changing locally and globally. It also explains the impacts of global climate change on CNMI’s […]

Climate Change in American Sāmoa

How is climate change affecting American Sāmoa? This booklet by Dr. Charles “Chip” Fletcher can help teachers and students understand the climate in American Sāmoa, and why climate is changing locally and globally. It also explains the impacts of global climate change on American Sāmoa’s ecosystems and communities. Information on other locations is available through other […]

Pacific Climate Variability

You may have heard the term climate variability. What does the term climate variability mean? What are the causes and effects of climate variability for Pacific island communities? This booklet by Dr. Charles “Chip” Fletcher can help teachers and students understand how natural processes cause our climate to vary from year to year, and what that variability […]

Low Island Environments Poster (Woleaian)

This highly visual poster displays information about low island environments with supporting text in Woleaian. Posters can be printed on letter size (8.5 x 11) or tabloid size (11 x 17) paper. This poster summarizes key concepts in the Our Low Island and Pacific Low Island Environment books. Need ideas for how to use these posters with […]

High Island Environments Poster (Woleaian)

This highly visual poster displays information about high island environments with supporting text in Woleaian. Posters can be printed on letter size (8.5 x 11) or tabloid size (11 x 17) paper. This poster summarizes key concepts in the Our High Island and Pacific High Island Environment books. Need ideas for how to use these posters with […]