Curriculum Materials

Devils Postpile National Monument is now offering climate science resources for educators, which include two full curriculum units based on national standards. We encourage you to pick up the entire unit or utilize specific activities that meet your needs. Click on the following links to see each unit, complete with procedures, worksheets, vocabulary, assessments and more.

Exploring Climate Science, A Snow Study, 5th Grade unit

Climate Science in Focus, A Streamflow River Study, 9th Grade unit

Contact us if you would like a hard copy and a DVD of the unit mailed to you.

Don't forget to take a look at our Traveling Trunks and Distance Learning pages for additional resources.

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    Climate Science in Focus (Climate Connections)

    Climate Science in Focus (Climate Connections)

    In “Climate Science in Focus (Climate Connections),” students have a chance to learn about local climate change studies happening at a NPS site through a virtual visit. Broken into eight days, these lessons require 58 minutes to complete. Designed around 9th grade Next Generation Science Standards, it is a unit easily adapted down for middle school or up for advanced high school classes. Teach the entire unit or pull out particular activities. This is lesson 6 of the unit.

    Type:
    Lesson Plan
    Grade level:
    Fifth Grade-Twelfth Grade
    Subjects:
    Climate, Climate Change, Earth Science, Science and Technology
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    Climate Science in Focus (Watershed)

    Climate Science in Focus (Watershed)

    In “Climate Science in Focus (Watersheds),” students will explore the local watershed to learn how it is connected to local, regional, and state resources. Broken into eight days, these lessons require 58 minutes to complete. Designed around 9th grade Next Generation Science Standards, it is a unit easily adapted down for middle school or up for advanced high school classes. Teach the entire unit or pull out particular activities. This is lesson 3 of the unit.

    Type:
    Lesson Plan
    Grade level:
    Fifth Grade-Twelfth Grade
    Subjects:
    Climate, Climate Change, Earth Science, Science and Technology
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    Exploring Climate Science (Weather and Climate)

    Weather

    In “Exploring Climate Science (Weather and Climate),” students will use tools to collect weather data and discuss the differences between weather and climate. Our extensive “Exploring Climate Science” curricula unit is broken into eight lessons, each taking 40 minutes to complete. Designed around the 5th grade Next Generation Science Standards, it is a unit easily adapted up for middle or high school use. Teach the entire unit or pull out particular activities. This is lesson 2 of the unit.

    Type:
    Lesson Plan
    Grade level:
    Fifth Grade-Twelfth Grade
    Subjects:
    Climate, Climate Change, Earth Science, Science and Technology
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    Climate Science in Focus (Earth as a System)

    Climate Science in Focus (Earth as a System)

    In “Climate Science in Focus (Earth a System),” students will learn about the four Earth systems and how they are connected.  Broken into eight days, these lessons require 58 minutes to complete. Designed around 9th grade Next Generation Science Standards, it is a unit easily adapted down for middle school or up for advanced high school classes. Teach the entire unit or pull out particular activities. This is lesson 1 of the unit.

    Type:
    Lesson Plan
    Grade level:
    Fifth Grade-Twelfth Grade
    Subjects:
    Climate, Climate Change, Earth Science, Science and Technology
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