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.

Climate Justice in BC: Lessons for Transformation

This educational resource consists of eight modules that situates climate justice within the context of British Columbia’s ecology, history, economy and community. The modules are Introduction to Climate Justice, Re-imagining our Food System, Transportation Transformation, Rethinking Waste, Fracking Town Hall, Green Industrial Revolution, Imagining the Future We Want, Challenges to Change.

Ocean Acidification and Oysters Lab

This classroom/laboratory activity allows students to understand how marine organisms may be affected by increased ocean acidification caused by climate change. Students explore and analyze the relationship between the growth of oyster larvae and the chemistry of ocean water by using data from the Whiskey Creek Hatchery in Oregon, USA.

Capitalism, Communism, and Indigenous Communities in a Changing Arctic

In this audio podcast from the Climate History Podcast, Professor Dagomar Degroot interviews Professor Bathsheba Demuth on how the environment and ways of living have changed in the North American Arctic and the history of communism and capitalism across the Bering Strait.

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.