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Photo with golden yellow cast effect depicting a person performing agricultural work and carrying a tray of small vegetable plants ready for planting with the superimposed collection title, Climate Wisconsin, Stories from a State of Change, and a subtitle for the page, About
Check out "Climate Wisconsin", an educational collection of stories about the impacts of climate change around Wisconsin. (Grades 6-12)
Small yellow birds perched around a bird feeder, with the superimposed collection title, Climate Wisconsin, Stories from a State of Change, and the name of the story, Phenology
Learn how the work of "A Sand County Almanac" author Aldo Leopold is being used to assess the effects of climate change today.
Tom Marchant holding up a fish caught while ice fishing, with the superimposed collection title, Climate Wisconsin, Stories from a State of Change, and the name of the story, Ice Fishing
Opportunities for heading out on the lakes are shrinking for ice fishing enthusiasts. Hear from two ice fishers about their experiences heading out on the lakes to fish.
Marshall Pecore standing in front of the Menominee forests, with the superimposed collection title, Climate Wisconsin, Stories from a State of Change, and the name of the story, Forestry
Find out how climate change is impacting the forests managed by the Menominee Nation and what it means for the health of forests across the state.
Peter raising his arm to cast his line while fly fishing, with the superimposed collection title, Climate Wisconsin, Stories from a State of Change, and the name of the story, Fly Fishing
Wisconsin's driftless area offers some of the best trout fishing in the state. Examine the ways climate change may impact local trout populations and opportunities for fishing.
Kyle carrying a tray of plants, with the superimposed collection title, Climate Wisconsin, Stories from a State of Change, and the name of the story, Extreme Heat
Changing climate conditions mean changes to Wisconsin's agricultural production. Examine its effects through the story of one family’s farm.
A child playing outside looking at the camera, with the superimposed collection title, Climate Wisconsin, Stories from a State of Change, and the name of the story, Extreme Heat
Extreme heat in Wisconsin can be deadly. Learn about why it's getting worse and the factors that can make some people more vulnerable than others.
An illustration showing a person seated in a lawn chair outside in winter, with the superimposed collection title, Climate Wisconsin, Stories from a State of Change, and the name of the story, Adaption & Mitigation
Responses to climate change fall into two broad categories: adaptation and mitigation. Learn why both are important in the fight against climate change.
Photo with golden yellow cast effect depicting a young girl wearing braids standing next to a sidewalk on an extremely hot day with the superimposed collection title, Climate Wisconsin, Stories from a State of Change, and a subtitle for the page, Resources
Get the most out of the "Climate Wisconsin" collection with helpful educator resources, like extension activity ideas, discussion questions, essays, and more.
A close-up of the tap in a tree, with the superimposed collection title, Climate Wisconsin, Stories from a State of Change, and the name of the story, Sugaring
Meet a Wisconsin family of tree tappers and learn why changes in climate could have significant impacts on the statewide production of maple syrup.
Photo of scientist working outdoors in the sun with Meet the Lab logo superimposed along with the title of the resource, Climate Trackers
Meet the Climate Trackers, a group of scientists who are using measurements to tell the story of climate change and inform the decisions that will shape our future. In the resources below, you’ll learn about these scientists and their lab, and discover why their research matters in real life. Grab your notebook to take notes as you explore!
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Bring the world to your classroom with PBS LearningMedia. Find more than 30,000 free-to-use educational resources for educators in all core subjects from PBS stations across the country, including PBS Wisconsin Education resources! Access videos, interactives, lesson plans and curated collections to create unique and fun learning experiences aligned to state standards. Searching for content is easy. Knowing what you find comes from a trusted source is even better.
A color photograph showing a student holding papers and pencils against a tree to write while doing sugaring in the woods. Superimposed over the photograph are the logo for The Ways and the story title, Waadookodaading.
Waadookodaading educators integrate the tradition of sugaring into the curriculum to support Ojibwe language learning.
A color photograph showing Jason Bisonette spearfishing with his son at night. Superimposed over the photograph are the logo for The Ways and the story title, Spearfishing.
Jason Bisonette of the Lac Courte Oreilles Band of Lake Superior Ojibwe practices spearfishing as part of his culture.
A color photograph showing Fred Ackley Jr. holding a curved tray containing manoomin that he is winnowing. Superimposed over the photograph are the logo for The Ways and the story title, Manoomin.
Fred Ackley Jr. of the Sokaogon Chippewa Community of Mole Lake harvests wild rice.
A color photograph of Chris Peterson holding fishing nets onboard a fishing boat. Superimposed over the photograph are the logo for The Ways and the story title, Lake Superior Whitefish.
The Petersons, members of the Red Cliff Band of Lake Superior Chippewa share their experiences with treaty fishing.
A color photograph showing Greg Biskakone Johnson sitting in a tree stand for hunting deer in a wooded area. He is holding his gun on his lap and looks off into the distance. Superimposed on the photo are the logo for The Ways and the story title, Deer Hunter.
Greg “Biskakone” Johnson, a member of the Lac du Flambeau Band of Lake Superior Chippewa hunts honoring traditional ways.
When this problem-solver learned that a landfill in her Sauk County community was closing much earlier than it should, she got to work. Her activism and effort ended up making big changes in plastics recycling.
When the United States Government’s land grabs put his people in harm’s way, this Menominee leader pushed back and proposed a new plan to protect their homeland and way of life.
From outdoor adventures in Clear Lake, to representing his community and his state in government, this down-to-earth visionary always kept his eyes on the environment to make a better world for us all.