Iowa has mandated that teachers instruct their students on climate science as they have adopted the Next Generation Science Standards. However, this is essentially the bare minimum of what should be done and the state of Iowa has a ways to go in terms of climate education.

Climate Issues

  • Increased precipitation and flooding events
  • Anticipated increase of tornadoes


Action Items

Who to Contact?
Director of the Iowa Department of Education: McKenzie Snow
Email: [email protected]
Email: [email protected]
Phone: (515) 281-5294

Find the email Template Advocating for Climate Education here