Traveling Trunks

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Bring fun and interactive science, storytelling, and art activities to your classroom by checking out one of our Climate Kids Traveling Trunks!

Each trunk includes background information, lesson plans, powerpoints, activities, and materials aligned to NGSS to increase climate literacy for K-12th grade youth.

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Climate Kids Traveling Trunks provide all the resources you need to teach climate science in the classroom. Which Traveling Trunk will you try?

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atmospheric chemistry

This trunk brings to life aerosols - one of the most poorly understood components of Earth’s atmosphere - and their impact on our lives and the changing climate, while inspiring and encouraging students to do their part to help protect the earth.

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Carnivores, or animals that eat meat, are important links in the ecosystem as they help control prey populations. These activities will explore how climate change is impacting carnivores and what you can do to help.

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food systems

Our global climate and the food that we eat everyday are inextricably linked. Explore our food system and the role it plays in our changing climate and alternatively, how climate change will impact our food, how it’s produced, transported, and more!

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Oceans cover 71% of the world and are the basis of all life. These activities will explore the importance of marine ecosystems for the environment and how these ecosystems are being affected by climate change, ocean acidification, and ocean warming.

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A pollinator is an animal that helps plants produce fruit or seeds. Learn more about pollinators, their important role in our lives, and how a changing climate and increased human activity will affect them and our food production.

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San Diego Check Out Location

In collaboration with our partners at the San Diego Natural History Museum and to better serve our community, the Climate Kids Traveling Trunks have become a part of the Nature to You Loan Program.

To reserve the Traveling Trunks and many other wonderful teaching tools, please visit the San Diego Natural History Museum.

Check Out Location for Tribal Partners Only

For the Climate Science Alliance's Tribal partners, our Traveling Trunks can be reserved through the Pala Environmental Department.


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Thanks to our generous sponsors for supporting the Climate Kids Traveling Trunks program and the creation of climate tools and resources for our community.

Solana Beach Eco Rotary Club


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