Teaching Module: The Food System and Climate Change

A teaching module to understand the two-way relationship between the food system and climate change.

Students will learn about climate change and the specific impacts of climate change on agriculture. They will also discuss actions to reduce the impact of the food system on climate change.

Use this tool to help your students find answers to:

  1. How might agricultural practices and livestock farming contribute to climate change?
  2. Identify some actions that could reduce the impact of food production on climate change.

About the Tool

Tool Name Our Changing Climate (Food System and Climate Change)
Discipline Social Sciences
Topic(s) in Discipline Climate Change and Food; Climate Change and Agriculture
Climate Topic Climate and Food; Climate and Agriculture
Type of Tool Teaching module
Grade Level High School
Language English
Developed by Foodspan
Hosted at Johns Hopkins Center for a Livable Future
Link http://www.foodspanlearning.org/_pdf/lesson-plan/unit2/lesson5-climate-lessonplan.pdf
Access Online/Offline
Computer Skills Basic
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