Maryland Electric Vehicles This website is a group of students collaboratively creating educational materials for the state of Maryland on the personal and public benefits of electric vehicles. The Maryland Universities sponsoring this collective are Johns Hopkins University, Maryland Institute College of Art, University of Maryland, Baltimore County, and University of Maryland, College Park.
BayBackPack Climate Change Teaching Resources A large searchable selection of climate change education resources.
Center for Climate Change Communication Uses social science research methods – experiments, surveys, in-depth interviews and other methods – to find ways of effectively engaging the public and policy makers in the problem, and in considering and enacting solutions.
Coral Reefs and Climate Change An education module from Teach Ocean Science with interactive activities based on teaching students about the impacts of climate change on coral reefs.
Discover Your Changing World With NOAA Are you ready to discover your changing world? This free activity book will introduce you to The Essential Principles of Climate Science, help you learn about Earth’s climate system, the factors that drive and change it, the impacts of those changes, and what you can do to explore, understand, and protect our Earth.
How big is your school’s impact on climate change? How can you reduce it? Use the EPA Emissions Calculator. Students, educators and school administrators can all play a key role in reducing greenhouse gas emissions. This is a directory of some education and action-planning resources to help you.
Moms Clean Air Force: Get Armed with the Facts Moms Clean Air Force offers amazing online and downloadable resources on various issues relating to air quality, including: Extreme weather, Global climate change, Natural gas and air pollution, Ocean Acidification, Ozone, School air, Soot and black carbon
Sea Level Rise and Coastal Flooding Impacts A mapping tool from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s Digital Coast database to help visualize the potential impacts of sea level rise.
Sea level rise in Maryland Sea levels are rising worldwide, but they are rising two to three times faster in the Chesapeake Bay. A new analysis by Capital News Service finds that nearly a million Maryland residents live in neighborhoods that could be affected. Some of the state’s most iconic places — Fells Point in Baltimore, Harriet Tubman’s birthplace, and Fort McHenry, home of the national anthem — are at risk.
Teaching Climate Change: Literacy and Awareness Climate Literacy: The Essential Principles of Climate Science presents information that is deemed important for individuals and communities to know and understand about Earth’s climate, impacts of climate change, and approaches to adaptation or mitigation. Principles in the guide can serve as discussion starters or launching points for scientific inquiry. The guide aims to promote greater climate science literacy by providing this educational framework of principles and concepts. The guide can also serve educators who teach climate science as a way to meet content standards in their science curricula.