Considering Climate Change

Understanding our warming world, what it means, and what you can do about it.

About the Activities

Climate change is a fact of modern life, and something we’ll have to deal with for decades to come. Learning about the effects of our warming planet is critical to understanding the world around us.

In this set of activities, you’ll learn more about how our earth is changing, why, and how you can make a career out of doing something about it.

Brought to you by University West Virginia Extension/4-H and USDA's National Institute of Food and Agriculture.

Grade Level: 4 - 8
Topic: Climate change, environmental science

Large icebergs
A sign being held up at a climate march
Climate careers in agriculture

Shop 4-H Curriculum and Products

Shop 4-H offers university-backed STEM curriculum, educational kits, products and supplies to expand your knowledge of space, rocketry and more.

Galactic Quest STEM Challenge Kit (2)

Galactic Quest Kit

Grades: 3-9

The 2021 STEM Challenge takes youth on an out-of-this world adventure.

Family Kit: 1-4 youth | Educator Kit: 12 youth

Please allow 1-2 weeks for shipping.

$19.95 | $32.95


Mars Base Camp Rover

Grades: 3-8


Youth use engineering skills to build a vehicle that can explore the surface of Mars while participating in the Mars Base Camp Red Planet Odyssey unplugged activity.



Explorers Of The Deep Stem Challenge Kit

Designed by Rutgers University, Explorers of the Deep, focuses on the mysteries and adventures of ocean exploration—with robots! Ocean exploration helps scientists prepare for and adapt to changing ocean conditions.



Aerospace Pin

Once you've completed your Mars Base Camp or Aerospace mission, you've earned the right to display your accomplishment proudly with your 4-H Aerospace pin.


5/8" x 3/4", antiqued finish medal.



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Weather and Climate Science

Grades 3-5

The 4-H Weather and Climate Science curriculum is for youth who enjoy learning about science, especially weather and climate. Level 1 introduces basic weather words and ideas. Activities focus on understanding the signs of weather, and youth will also begin to learn the difference between weather and climate and how these ideas are related.


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There's No New Water!

This water conservation and water quality curriculum is grounded in a simple yet powerful concept that water is a finite natural resource whose quantity and quality must be responsibly preserved, protected, used, and reused.


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No endorsement of these supporters’ products or services is granted or implied by 4-H. This work is supported by the USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture, AFRI - Education and Workforce Development project 2021-67037-33376.

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