Class Information

Books (video format) that may be useful:

Little Hummingbird  by Michael Nicoll Yahgulanaas – video retelling

The Lorax 18 minutes – actual book with text highlighted (good for primary)

The Lorax animated – but not the movie

The Giving Tree

Our House is On Fire – Greta Thunberg’s Call to Save the Planet by Jeanette Winter (copy in the library)

We Are All Greta: Be Inspired to Save the World by Valentina Gianmella (Copy in the library)

Start Now: You Can Make a Difference by Chelsea Clinton (copy in library)

Greta and The Giants by Zoe Tucker (picture book) is in the library

Books to inspire:

My Life Series:  David Suzuki, Craig Kielburger (both copies in library)

We Are All Stardust (picture book in library)

Everything Is Connected by Jason Gruhl (picture book in library)

No One But You by Douglas Wood (picture book in library)

Awesome Is Everywhere by Neil Pasricha (picture book in library)

The World Is Waiting for You by Barbara Kerley. (picture book in library)

Little Hummingbird by Michael Nicoll Yahgulanaas (picture book in library)

The Giving Tree by Shel Silverstein (picture book in library)

Plus many non fiction books!


Background information about this project:

Information about our CLIMATE ACTION QUILT project 

Who is Greta Thunberg and Fridays for Change?

Interview with Ellen – video

Award Winner summary – video

Explaining Climate Change:

Penguins and Polar Bears explains Global Warming – video, primary

Greenhouse Gases and Global warming explained – video, primary

Bill Nye explains global warming in a serious way

Causes of Climate Change explained National Geographic – video

Climate Change explained for intermediate – video

National Geographic Kids – website

NASA Climate Kids- website

Do Something Org – Factsheet about climate change  

From Ducksters – about Climate Change, website

World Wildlife Fund  – Poster

 

Related topics:

Plastic:

Animated Picture Book: Whale’s Tale – video, primary

Paper or Plastic green ninja – video, K-5

History of Plastic by National Geographic – video – 3-7

Animals:

Climate Change: Impact on Animals – video

Climate Change and Birds: National Audubon Society – video 

Can Animals Adapt to Climate Change? video

Website with information about climate change and animals.

Energy:

What are fossil fuels? National Geographic video

Renewable Energy National Geographic – video

Renewable Energies by Ducksters – website

Clean BC  – reducing energy consumption in BC – website

 

Carbon Footprint

Green Ninja Footprint cartoon – explains and includes personal action

EnergyStar Carbon Footprint – calculating our impact

Carbon Footprint – resources and activities

Carbon footprint website – videos and resources

FactSheet

 

Glaciers and oceans

Bill Nye Melting Glaciers for Intermediate

Melting Glaciers – video, gr. 4-7

National Geographic – article, intermediate

 

Recycling

Beyond Recycling – website

 

Inspiring kids and ideas on what we can do!

What Can We Do:  Taking Action (and getting inspiration) video

Climate Reality project -website

 

Resources for teachers:

World Wildlife Fund

Climate Education for kids

Rainforest Alliance Org with good links

 

School District #19 (Revelstoke) – Begbie View Elementary School