An image of someone holding an ice cube shaped penguin.In this lesson students learn about global climate change. Students will learn that the energy we use to heat and cool our homes comes from power plants that mostly use fossil fuels. Students will learn about the link of fossil fuels to increased levels of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere, and how increase carbon dioxide effects penguins through habitat loss. 

Climate Change
Grade Level Range: 
Elementary (4-5)
Middle School (6-8)
High School (9-12)