In this lesson plan, students learn about the impacts of climate change on human health. The lesson plan contains several modules and case studies on issues such as Temperature-related Death and Illness; Air Quality Impacts; Vector-Borne Diseases; Water-Related Illness; Food Safety; Mental Health and Well-Being.

About the Tool

Tool Name Climate Change |A Human Health Perspective. A Student Exploration of the Impacts of Climate Change on Human Health in the United States
Discipline Social Sciences; Environmental Science
Topic(s) in Discipline Climate Change and Human Health; Temperature-related Death and Illness; Air Quality Impacts; Vector-Borne Diseases; Water-Related Illness; Food Safety; Mental Health and Well-Being
Climate Topic Climate and the Biosphere; Climate and Health; Climate and the Anthroposphere; Policies, Politics and Environmental Governance
Type of Tool Lesson Plan
Grade Level High school
Location N. America
USA
Language English
Translation
Developed by Dana Brown Haine and Stefani Dawn
Hosted at National Instititute of Environmental Health Sciences
Link https://www.niehs.nih.gov/health/assets/docs_a_e/climate_change_and_human_health_lesson_plan_a_508.pdf
Access nline/Offline
Computer Skills Basic