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. 

Youth Climate Summit 2024

Youth Climate Summer flyer 2022
Registration is open for the Youth Climate Summit. Deadline to register students is March 20, 2024. Direct questions to susan.quincy@ct.gov

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 February 2024