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Author

ClimateScience

Grades

6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th

Subjects

Science, Social Studies, Health, World Languages, Spanish

Resource Type

  • Interactive Media

Regional Focus

Global

Adaptation

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Synopsis
  • This course about climate adaptation includes sections on adaptation versus mitigation, agriculture, water, health, and infrastructure. 
  • This course contains text, interactive questions, infographics, links to references, and two sections at the end called "Open Problems" and "Final Quiz." 

Teaching Tips

Positives

  • The course is available in a number of languages.
  • A certificate is provided at the end of the course.

Additional Prerequisites

  • This course is part of a series of climate change courses from ClimateScience.
  • Students should have a basic understanding of climate change prior to beginning this course.
  • Students will need a computer and Internet connection to use the interactive features.

Differentiation

  • This course provides two levels of learning. Use the button in the top left of the page to toggle between "Simple" and "Advanced." The "Simple" setting is recommended for middle school students, while the "Advanced" setting is recommended for high school students.
  • Stronger students can spend time reading and exploring any of the links to actual scientific papers.
  • Students can proceed through this course at their own pace.
  • Discussion questions for this resource could include:
    • How should global organizations or individual nations help support climate migrants and climate refugees?
    • Should simple and efficient design solutions, such as passive solar design/solar tubes, lighter-colored paint and roofing, efficient appliances, native plants and trees instead of grass, or higher-grade insulation be required for all new construction projects?
Scientist Notes
This resource provides a detailed understanding on mitigation and adaptive strategies and its importance to reduce climate risk globally. This is recommended for teaching.
Standards
  • Science
    • ESS3: Earth and Human Activity
      • HS-ESS3-2. Evaluate competing design solutions for developing, managing, and utilizing energy and mineral resources based on cost-benefit ratios.
    • ETS1: Engineering Design
      • HS-ETS1-1. Analyze a major global challenge to specify qualitative and quantitative criteria and constraints for solutions that account for societal needs and wants.
  • English Language Arts
    • Reading (K-12)
      • R.11-12.2 Objectively and accurately summarize a complex text to determine two or more themes or central ideas and analyze their development, including how they emerge and are shaped and refined by specific details. (RI&RL)
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