SCALES Project


The Sustainability and Climate Change Across Learning Environments (SCALES) Project's goal is to support instructors of secondary and postsecondary students as they work to infuse sustainability and climate change into their lessons. 


Climate and Sustainability Explainers

Lesson & Activity Database

Pedagogical Practice Explainers

Learn more about specific aspects of sustainability and climate change using MIT's Climate Explainers and other resources

Find ready to use lessons and activities from that focus on sustainability and climate change

Learn more about specific teaching practices you can use to embody sustainable teaching in your classroom

Educators at all levels can help foster a sustainability literate citizenry through small changes to the content they cover or their instructional approaches. This ESI white paper reviews the history, competing definitions and frameworks of sustainability education, and offers guidance and resources to educators for moving their own instruction to embrace sustainability. Download the white paper