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Climate Change and the Future of Food

Teaching Module

A teaching module titled ‘Module 9: Food and Climate Change’ from the ‘Future of Foods’ course hosted by the InTeGrate program of the Science Education Resource Centre (SERC), Carleton College. This teaching module discusses the impacts of human-induced climate change on food production and includes instructor resources and student materials.

The module includes:
  1. Energy and Atmosphere
  2. Assignments
  3. Module 9.1: Understanding Global Climate Change and Food Systems
  4. Module 9.2: Food Production in a Changing Climate
  5. Module 9 Summative Assessment
  6. Summary and Final Tasks.

Students will learn about climate and the biosphere and the impacts of climate change on the biosphere. They will also learn about the natural and human-induced causes of climate change.

Use this tool to help your students find answers to:

  1. How does human-induced climate change affect agriculture?
  2. How does climate change cause food insecurity?
About Tool
Tool NameModule 9: Food and Climate Change
DisciplineEnvironmental Sciences, Agricultural Sciences
Topic(s) in DisciplineClimate Change Overview, Agriculture, Food Insecurity
Climate TopicClimate and Food Security
Type of toolTeaching Module
Grade LevelHigh School, Undergraduate
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Developed byInterdisciplinary Teaching about Earth for a Sustainable Future(InTeGrate), Science Education Resource Center, Carleton College 
Hosted atInTeGrate SERC website
Computer SkillsBasic

Mapped Sustainable Development Goal(s), apart from 4 and 13


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