CLEAN, the Climate Literacy & Energy Awareness Network, is a National Science Digital Library Pathway of reviewed and annotated existing online resources relating to key climate and energy concepts. The current CLEAN collection includes nearly 100 digital learning activities for grades 6 - 16, and the website also has suggestions on "teaching with" various climate and energy principles and concepts.
To improve civic science literacy around climate and energy topics.
CONTEXT FOR USE
The resources within CLEAN are diverse and authoritative. They have been reviewed by science and teaching peers who look for scientific accuracy and currency, ease of use and, where appropriate, pedagogical scaffolding.
ACTIVITY DESCRIPTION AND TEACHING MATERIALS
All materials within CLEAN are teaching materials.
CLEAN also includes an online forum for discussing the use of resources or challenges and opportunities to improve climate and energy literacy.
Assessments vary upon the individual learning goals identified for each resource.
REFERENCES AND RESOURCES
CLEAN offers a catalog of online resources relating to climate and energy topics that have been reviewed for scientific accuracy and overall quality.