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Environmental Curriculum Topics: Climate Change

DEEP's State Parks and Public Outreach Division offers educational programs, events, and educator workshops throughout the year, with some that focus on air quality and climate change. Go to the DEEP Calendar of Events to see what opportunities are offered or call the DEEP’s Kellogg Environmental Center at (203) 734-2513.

Where does Climate Change fit into the curriculum?
Next Generation Science Standards Weather and Climate    

Connecticut Climate Change Website
The DEEP co-administers the Connecticut Climate Change website, which is a wealth of information about climate change. 

Flyer for CT Youth Climate Summit Virtual Art Exhibition
Connecticut Youth Climate Change Summit 2021

Virtual Youth Art Exhibition 2021
Middle and high school students were invited to submit pieces of original art that answers the prompt, "How is or will Climate Change affect you?" This exhibition is the result of the works that were submitted.  We wish to thank the students for taking the time to participate on their own and share their talent and insight with others.    

Cover image of the CT Our Changing Climate booklet
Connecticut: Our Changing Climate

A booklet identifying the impacts of climate change facing Connecticut.  Resources and recent research links are included in the booklet.

Additional Resources
The following sites may be useful for teachers, educators and students studying air quality and climate change.

DEEP Air Quality Monitoring
Includes the network of monitoring sites in Connecticut, a description of common air pollutants, and graphs of air quality trends in the state.

Air Quality Index
Provides the daily rating of the state’s air quality according to US EPA standards.

Content Last Updated April 2021