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Author

ClimateScience

Grades

3rd, 4th, 5th

Subjects

Science, Visual and Performing Arts

Resource Types

  • Activity - Classroom
  • Lesson Plans, 60 minutes

Regional Focus

Global

Format

PDF

Create Your Own Climate Comic Strip

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Synopsis
  • In this activity, students create their own comic strip about possible solutions to climate change. 
  • The teacher guide has helpful information and possible comic ideas about three major sectors that are contributing to climate change: energy, agriculture, and transportation. 

Teaching Tips

Positives

  • This is an excellent way to bring climate change into an art classroom.
  • The teacher's guide contains a sample comic strip.

Additional Prerequisites

  • Students should have some prior knowledge of climate change.

Differentiation

  • Students could create their comic strips individually or in small groups.
  • The teacher could coordinate so that each comic strip features a different solution to climate change.
  • Teachers could publish the comic strips in the school newspaper or on the school website.
  • Other activities to foster creativity include Our Climate Our Future Coloring Activity and Write a Climate Solutions Song.
Scientist Notes
This activity helps students gain an understanding of climate change through creating a comic about solutions to different climate change issues. This resource is recommended for teaching.
Standards
  • Science
    • ESS3: Earth and Human Activity
      • 4.ESS3.2 Generate and compare multiple solutions to reduce the impacts of natural Earth processes on humans.
      • 5.ESS3.1 Obtain and combine information about ways individual communities use science ideas to protect the Earth’s resources and environment.
  • Arts
    • Visual Arts: Standard 2 - Organize and develop artistic ideas and work.
      • VA.2.CR2.5 1. Experiment and develop skills in multiple art-making techniques and approaches that reflect knowledge of form and structure (i.e., organizational principles and expressive features).
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