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.

Reading: Climate-Informed Development to Mitigate Global Poverty
A feature story on a comprehensive report by the World Bank that describes the threat of climate change to poor people and the ways to offset it through adaptation and mitigation strategies.
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Teaching Module: Climate Refugees
A teaching module to learn about climate refugees, specific examples of climate change-related migration, challenges in resettling climate refugees, and actions to help people displaced by climate change.
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Classroom/Laboratory Activity: Climate Change and Food Security in Africa
A classroom/laboratory activity to learn about suitable climatic conditions for a crop and to determine how climate change may affect food production (specifically, cocoa production).
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Reading: Climate Change and Agriculture
A reading to learn about the effects of climate change on food security and to explore climate change adaptation measures to ensure food security. 
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Visualization, Classroom/Laboratory Activity: A Story Map on Climate Change and Human Migration
A visualization and classroom/laboratory activity to learn about regions and communities that are affected by the problem of climate refugees and environmental migration because of the effects of climate change.
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Reading: Climate Change-Related Human Migration in Bangladesh
A reading to learn about climate change-related human migration and the term “climate refugees” through an example in Bangladesh. 
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Mobile App: Climate Change in Your Community
A mobile app to add local weather and climate information and to analyze changes in your community for correlation with global climate trends.
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Teaching Module: Climate Change, the Environment, and Human Health
A teaching module to learn about the impacts of climate change on human health, and to discuss climate adaptation and mitigation measures that would reduce these health-related risks.
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Teaching Module: The Food System and Climate Change
A teaching module to understand the two-way relationship between the food system and climate change.
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Video: Food Security
A video micro-lecture to understand the topic of food security and learn about the relationship between food production and the climate.
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E-learning Course: Climate Change Adaptation and Mitigation in African Cities
An e-learning course to understand the drivers and impacts of climate change in cities, and to learn about various planning and decision-making approaches for climate change adaptation in African cities.
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Climate Change and Migratory Behavior
This guided lecture and discussion helps students to understand the possible impact of climate change on animal migration (an important animal behaviour) and to explore the neuroscience of migration. The example of monarch butterfly migration
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