Social Sciences

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

Climate Refugees, Environmental Migration, Climate Justice, Social Vulnerability, Urban Climate Resilience, Climate Change and Behavior, Climate Change and Children, Agro-ecosystems, Food Security, Human Health and Disease, Climate Change and Cities and more.

Two E-learning courses (MOOCs) developed by Rahul Chopra, TROP ICSU and IISER Pune on Climate Change: Science, Impacts, and Policy and Teaching Climate Change. These courses were developed through the National Resource Centre (NRC) on
A teaching module of resources and activities that accompanies ‘The Teacher-Friendly Guide™ to Climate Change’ edited by Ingrid H. H. Zabel, Don Duggan-Haas, & Robert M. Ross,the Paleontological Research Institution. This teaching module includes videos
A reading titled ‘The Teacher Friendly Guide to Climate Change’ edited by Ingrid H. H. Zabel, Don Duggan-Haas, & Robert M. Ross,the Paleontological Research Institution. This book includes the following chapters Why Teach About Climate
A reading to learn about the effects of climate change on food security and to explore climate change adaptation measures to ensure food security.  The modules in this reading (from the Contents) are: Climate Change
A reading to learn about climate change-related human migration and the term “climate refugees” through an example in Bangladesh.  Students will read about an actual example of the climate-refugee crisis--the large-scale migration of residents from
A video/ microlecture by Petra Tschakert, Pennsylvania State University that discusses the gender dimensions of climate change in terms of its impacts, representation, and participation. It focuses on the importance of gender and other dimensions
This reading is a comprehensive overview of how capitalism has shaped our response and reaction to climate change. This book is divided into three parts - Bad Timing, Magical thinking and Starting Anyway. Bad timing
A video by Michael McCormick, Harvard University that discusses the link between science, history and climate change. The lecture discusses the history of Rome and Medieval Europe through the use of archaeological tools, genetics and
A video lecture by Rahul Chopra, TROP ICSU and IISER Pune on climate change educational resources that Social Sciences teachers can use in their classrooms. These educational resources integrate climate change understanding with the core
A video microlecture titled ‘Social Sciences Perspectives of the Earth System’ by Raghu Murtugudde of the Murtugudde Climate Academy. This microlecture is a part of a larger series of climate change videos by Murtugudde and
A video microlecture by Stephanie LeMenager, Radcliffe Institute fellow (2016–2017), Harvard University titled ‘Climate Citizenship and the Humanities’. This short video discusses the role of the Humanities in understanding climate change and dealing with its
An article titled ‘Climate Change in the Social Studies Classroom: A “Why” and “How to” Guide Using the C3 Framework’ by Lori M Kumler and Bethany Vosburg-Bluem published in the journal Social Education of the
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