Climate Change | A Human Health Perspective: A Student Exploration of the Impacts of Climate Change on Human Health in the United States

In this lesson plan, students learn about the impacts of climate change on human health. The lesson plan contains several modules and case studies on issues such as Temperature-related Death and Illness; Air Quality Impacts; Vector-Borne Diseases; Water-Related Illness; Food Safety; Mental Health and Well-Being.

Why fly south? How climate change alters the phenology of plants and animals

This activity allows students to learn about phenology in plants and animals and to explore how climate change may influence phenological events. Students will use phenology data on flowering patterns to create graphs and will then interpret and discuss their findings.

Daisyworld Model [Netlogo]

“This model explores the “Gaia hypothesis”, which considers the Earth as a single, self-regulating system including both living and non-living parts. In particular, this model explores how living organisms both alter and are altered by climate, which is non-living. The example organisms are daisies and the climatic factor considered is temperature.”

Who Tief Muh Conch? The possible effects of climate change in the Bahamas

This comic book provides an introduction to the effects of climate change on our environment, and specifically, on coral reefs and integrated ecosystems. In this book, two schoolchildren in the Bahamas explain the possible effects of climate change and propose actions for adaptation and mitigation.