Science of Massachusetts: Rooted in Solutions: Trees and Climate Change (6-8)
Are trees the solution to climate change? Through place-based, inquiry driven investigation, students will study the role of trees in the carbon cycle, and expand their investigation to find out whether forest sequestration, or indeed any one nature-based solution, is enough to fight climate change. Finally, students will explore their own role as a changemaker by planning a collective, climate-positive action.
Your school or other location
Offered in Central Massachusetts
6, 7, 8
Use standard outreach pricing when calculating program cost. Full unit includes 6 lessons, but can be prorated. An additional Intro to Field Journaling lesson is recommended. A free, 30-minute self-guided training video will be sent to participating teachers.
Learning Standards Supported:
7-MS-LS2-3 - Ecosystems--Interactions, Energy, and Dynamics - matter and energy cycling
8-MS-ESS3-5 - Earth and Human Activity - human activities and global temperatures