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This Youth Resilience Clearinghouse contains resources to help students create action projects that address flooding, sea level rise, reducing carbon footprint and changes in climate. In addition, South Hampton Roads students that are implementing projects for the 2nd annual Elizabeth River Project Youth Resilience Expo, Saturday, February 29th, 2020 at Norfolk Botanical Gardens from 9-1pm can also contact us for additional resources and mentors.

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NOAA Activity: Is it Getting Hot in Here?

Students discover what causes global climate change, how climate change can affect human communities, and cite evidence of climate...

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NOAA Activity: Estuary Food Pyramid

Students will build an estuary food pyramid and discuss how marine food webs will be impacted by climate change through a scientific...

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NOAA Activity: Climate Change and Tides

Web-based resources to determine the impact predicted higher tides on coastal areas, devise a plan to mitigate for these tides and...

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NOAA Activity: Climate Change and Currents

Students learn the effect of ocean currents on climate change and determine how changes in atmosphere and ocean temperatures could...

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New Solar Panel Installation Advances Campus Sustainability and Offers Teaching Opportunities

Norfolk Academy blog article about their recent decision to install solar panels.

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Nauticus Youth Programs

Come explore Nauticus and their different science SOL based youth programs!  Nauticus offers table top versions of these educational...

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Nature Conservancy: Coastal Resilience Decision Support Tool

Interactive Map of Coastal Resilience and Floodplains.  View different data layers on open space...

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National Ocean Service’s Sea Level Rise Facts

Enjoy NOAA’s background information on sea level rise causes, impacts and efforts to combat it.

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National Geographic Climate Resources

National Geographic Resources and news articles for understanding climate change impact on wildlife, natural disasters, greenhouse gases...

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Mothers Out Front – Energy Efficiency

Mothers Out Front conducts workshops to help low income neighborhoods save energy and save on utility bills with Equitable...

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Lynnhaven River Now - Climate Change

Information and links to troves of information on climate change work in Hampton Roads. View local resiliency efforts and learn what you...

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Live Feed of Chesapeake Bay Wildlife

Enjoy a live video feeds of Osprey and Geese around the Chesapeake Bay.  Check back often to watch the circle of life as eggs hatch,...

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King Tide Project Resources

Explore podcasts, flooding photos, info on how schools can participate in the King Tide Project, and ...

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Kids Against Climate Change

Kids against Climate Change Research based resources and teaching ideas for climate change education for K-5 students. Kids learn...

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Keep Norfolk Beautiful

Includes descriptions for in-school programs to discuss littering and recycling with Pre-K through Grade 6. 

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