The basis of this lesson is a real-life example of environmental poisoning which can be used as a starting point for a larger theme. There are video clips, assessment ideas and modification examples. It is an engaging story that covers multiple standards and can be utilized in cross curricular activities.
Multiple page downloads that deal with climate change make up this resource. It is geared toward a middle school audience. The download contains presentations, a lesson plan and an eco project to culminate the theme.
A simulation game that can be played with students to help them build decision making skills while learning about environmental issues is outlined on this page. It has lots of potential for modification based upon age. There are vocabulary sheets, word searches and directions for an official meeting for older students, which demonstrates democratic process.
An extensive resource that provides lesson materials for various environment related topics, ranging from creating power from solar energy to greenhouse gases. There are 12 complete lessons, plus links to additional material. Lesson 3: Water uses a case study, additional resources and examples from around the world to move student perspectives to the macro level.