Climate Change- Middle School

Students will define climate, discover carbon's role in climate change by becoming a carbon molecule or participate in the green house effect, explore the possible outcomes of climate change to local wildlife, and brainstorm ways to positively impact their environment.

This program can be a fiedltrip to Arcadia, which includes exploring the nature sanctuary or can be an in-class lesson, in either one class or a series of classes.

Program Location(s):

Arcadia, Easthampton
Your school or other location


6, 7, 8


  • Half day= $200 per class (up to 25 students), fieldtrip duration is up to 2 hours.
    Full day = $300 per class (up to 25 students), fieldtrip duration is 2-4 hours.
    In-class lessons= $150 per class per period.

Curriculum Frameworks:

7-MS-LS2-1 - Ecosystems--Interactions, Energy, and Dynamics - resouces relates to population size
7-MS-LS2-3 - Ecosystems--Interactions, Energy, and Dynamics - matter and energy cycling
7-MS-LS2-4 - Ecosystems--Interactions, Energy, and Dynamics - ecosystem disruptions can shift pop.
7-MS-LS2-6 (MA) - Ecosystems--Interactions, Energy, and Dynamics - biodiversity limit resources for humans
8-MA-ESS3-1 - Earth and Human Activity - minerals/fossil fuel distribution
8-MS-ESS3-5 - Earth and Human Activity - human activities and global temperatures
8-MS-LS1-5 - From Molecules to Organisms--Structures and Processes - how env. and genetics influence growth

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