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Climate Change in the Humanities Classroom


A video lecture by Rahul Chopra, TROP ICSU and IISER Pune on climate change educational resources that Humanities teachers can use in their classrooms. These educational resources integrate climate change understanding with the core curriculum in Humanities. This video lecture is part of an online e-learning course (MOOC) titled ‘Climate Change: A Guide For Teachers Of All Disciplines’ developed by the National Resource Centre (NRC) on Climate Change at the Indian Institute of Science Education and Research (IISER), Pune as part of the Annual Refresher Programme in Teaching (ARPIT), Department of Higher Education, Ministry of Human Resources Development, Government of India.

This video lecture presents several lesson plans and teaching tools that Humanities teachers can use to teach topics in their discipline using climate related activities, case studies and examples. It also includes discussions on the use of digital pedagogy for effective classroom instruction. This lecture presents how Humanities teachers can teach topics such as Climate Change Literature, Climate Fiction CliFi, Climate and Culture, Gender and Climate Smart Agriculture, Climate Change and Human Rights, Climate Refugees, Historical Climatology, The Decline of Civilizations, among others.

About Tool
Tool Name Climate Change in the Humanities Classroom
Discipline Humanities
Topic(s) in Discipline Climate Change Overview
Climate Topic Climate Literacy
Type of tool Video (33 mins)
Grade Level High School, Undergraduate
Location Global
Language English
Translation      –
Developed by Rahul Chopra, TROP ICSU and IISER Pune
Hosted at YouTube Channel of IISER Pune
Access Online
Computer Skills Basic


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