The NSRWA Youth Climate Action Toolkit (Youth CAT) seeks to help students become more aware of local environmental issues, teach them about the science behind those issues, and gives them the opportunity to make a difference by taking action locally for a more resilient region. The Youth Climate Action Toolkit will offer two online modules for teachers and students grades 6 through 8 complementing STEM curriculums with place-based learning and citizen science opportunities.
At this time, Youth CAT includes two modules: GROW Native and FISH School Fostering Innovative Science through Herring counts at Schools. Youth CAT fosters innovative thinking and collaboration as well as problem solving skills by asking students to find solutions for climate resilience, and by having them participate in hands-on activities both in and outside the classroom.
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