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Climate Change

By Anna B.
September 9, 2021

Between ice storms, wildfires, and heat waves, Oregon has had its fair share of wild weather! Kids will encounter information about the environment and climate change in school, in the news, and at home. This big and complex topic can feel like a lot to explore with your kiddos, so here are some suggested resources for navigating the conversation.

Web Resources

NPR

Not sure where to even start the conversation? I really appreciated this NPR article that breaks down the kid-convo into 6 tips.

NASA CLIMATE KIDS

We tend to think of them as the space experts, but they are also doing a lot of research about our own planet. This kid-friendly page is set up for easy exploration about all things Planet Earth and the changes it’s seeing.

NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC KIDS

This kid favorite magazine has an excellent website for exploring content. This article is good jumping off point to understanding the topic, with related articles for further digging.

AMERICAN MUSEUM OF NATURAL HISTORY

Full of great hands-on activities, this page invites kids to explore and understand the changing world around them. There are games, stories, and other interactive experiments.

Books For Younger Readers and Listeners

Books For Older Readers and Listeners

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