Environmental Sciences

Integrate climate science in your teaching and use these educational resources to teach topics such as:

Water Security, Human Health and Disease, Climate Justice, Climate Refugees, Food Security, Agro-ecosystems, Crop Yields, Species Extinction, Energy – Traditional and Renewable, Carbon Emissions, Carbon Footprint, The “Anthropocene”, Migration and Migratory Patterns and more.

The "Carbon and the climate Quiz" is a simple yet thought-provoking activity suitable for school level students. The quiz has a set of questions about the role of carbon in the earth's atmosphere, the carbon
This video gives an overview of global climate change, historical and annual carbon emissions, and biggest and smallest contributors to the emissions. This video is part of a series about climate change supported by Breakthrough
A visualization to observe and analyze the change in temperature as measured in each country over the past 100+ years. Each stripe represents the temperature in that country averaged over a year.  For virtually every
The Office for Climate Education (OCE) presents a Teachers Guidebook that aims to support teachers in carrying out various activities on climate change and the ocean and cryosphere in their classrooms, and targets students of
Series of two E-Learning Courses on Introduction to Climate Change and Climate Science Following are two online courses in Climate Change and Climate Science by the National Resource Centre (NRC) on Climate Change at the
CAIT Climate Data Explorer by World Resources Institute (WRI) showcases the world’s top greenhouse gas-emitting countries with the latest global data available till the year 2013. This interactive chart can be used to explore it by
A quiz to understand atmospheric aerosols, their basic characteristics and impact on climate. Use this tool to help students find answers to: What are aerosols and what are the sources of atmospheric aerosols? Explain how
A classroom activity that teaches students about the different atmospheric aerosols and gases released during volcanic eruptions and how they can affect climate. Students will analyse the data of emissions of water vapour, carbon dioxide
A classroom/laboratory activity that demonstrates the thermal properties of carbon dioxide (CO2), a greenhouse gas, that may contribute to global warming. Students will investigate the thermal properties of carbon dioxide by comparing the effect of
A video that introduces permafrost and its distribution on Earth. The video also describes the changing nature of permafrost across several regions due to higher surface temperatures and the possible impact of permafrost thawing on
A set of hands-on classroom and computer-based activities for students to learn about permafrost and to explore various web-based scientific data portals to investigate permafrost distribution, characteristics of permafrost, and the effects of thawing permafrost
A visualization that allows students to explore changes in the pH levels of oceans for different levels of atmospheric CO2. It includes visualizations of CO2 concentrations corresponding to various emission scenarios of the Intergovernmental Panel
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