Welcome to the Climate Literacy and Energy Awareness Network. Explore our reviewed collection of educational resources. Learn how you can build your students' understanding of the core ideas in climate and energy science.

What's New at CLEAN

A new section about Teaching Energy Literacy has been released. These pages offer summaries of each energy literacy principle, suggested pedagogic approaches for each grade level, and relevant teaching materials from the CLEAN reviewed collection.

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Featured Resource: Hello Crud

This NASA video provides an introduction to aerosols: their varied sources, brief lifetimes and erratic behavior. Discuss this activity.

About this Project

The CLEAN project, a part of the National Science Digital Library, provides a reviewed collection of resources coupled with the tools to enable an online community to share and discuss teaching about climate and energy science.

Teaching Climate and Energy Science

How do we help students become literate with topics surrounding climate and energy? A set of essential principles for climate and energy frame the key science and inform teaching strategies. Learn more about these principles and how to use them in your classroom.

Browse the Reviewed Educational Resources

This growing collection of teaching activities includes materials for middle and high school students as well as undergraduate classrooms.
Learn how we select materials that are both scientifically sound and pedagogically effective.

Join the CLEAN Community

Meet your colleagues, view recordings of webinars and workshops, join discussions, comment on educational resources, become a CLEAN reviewer, join the CLEAN announcement email list, or join the active CLEAN network.