Reading: Waste, Gender and Climate Change

A short introductory reading from the GenderCC Women for Climate Justice website that summarizes waste management, gender and climate change. This reading is part of a larger study on the gender dimensions of climate change in several sectors such as agriculture, biodiversity, consumption, disaster, energy, forests, health, migration, population, tourism, transport, waste and water. The reading specifically discusses gender inequalities, labour, and consumption in the formal and informal waste management sectors of high-income, middle-income and low-income countries. 

Students will learn about waste management and climate change and gender inequalities in the sector. They will also learn about marginalization of women in the formal and informal waste industry.

Use this tool to help your students find answers to:

  1. Discuss the gender dimensions of the waste management sector and climate change.
  2. Why is it necessary to consider women’s needs in effective waste management systems?

About the tool 

Tool NameWaste, Gender and Climate Change
DisciplineSocial Sciences
Topic(s) in DisciplineGender, Gender Studies, Waste Management
Climate Topic Climate and Society, Policies, Politics and Environmental Governance
Type of tool Reading 
Grade LevelUndergraduate, Graduate
LocationGlobal
LanguageEnglish 
Translation
Developed byGenderCC Women for Climate Justice
Hosted atGenderCC Women for Climate Justice website
Linkhttps://www.gendercc.net/gender-climate/waste.html
AccessOnline
Computer SkillsBasic 

Reading: Transport, Gender and Climate Change

A short introductory reading from the GenderCC Women for Climate Justice website that summarizes the effects of transport on climate change. This reading is part of a larger study on the gender dimensions of climate change in several sectors such as agriculture, biodiversity, consumption, disaster, energy, forests, health, migration, population, tourism, transport, waste and water. The reading specifically discusses the gender differences in the use, patterns and means of transportation as related to urban planning and climate change. 

Students will learn about the gender differences in the transport sector in developing and industrialized countries. They will also learn about how transport systems need to be gender sensitive. 

Use this tool to help your students find answers to:

  1. Discuss the gender dimensions of the transport sector and climate change.
  2. Why is it necessary to consider women’s interests and needs in transport system planning?

About the tool 

Tool NameTransport, Gender and Climate Change
DisciplineSocial Sciences
Topic(s) in DisciplineGender, Gender Studies, Transport, Urban Planning, Mobility
Climate Topic Climate and Society, Policies, Politics and Environmental Governance
Type of tool Reading 
Grade LevelUndergraduate, Graduate
LocationGlobal
LanguageEnglish 
Translation
Developed byGenderCC Women for Climate Justice
Hosted atGenderCC Women for Climate Justice website
Linkhttps://www.gendercc.net/gender-climate/transport.html
AccessOnline
Computer SkillsBasic 

Reading: Tourism, Gender and Climate Change

A short introductory reading from the GenderCC Women for Climate Justice website that summarizes gender dimensions of tourism and climate change. This reading is part of a larger study on the gender dimensions of climate change in several sectors such as agriculture, biodiversity, consumption, disaster, energy, forests, health, migration, population, tourism, transport, waste and water. The reading specifically discusses the differences in contributions of men and women in the travel and tourism industry- a major contributor to greenhouse gas emissions. 

Students will learn about the link between the tourism industry, gender and climate change. They will also learn about gender differences in transport use and access to mobility.

Use this tool to help your students find answers to:

  1. Discuss the gender dimensions of the tourism industry and climate change. 
  2. Why is there a need to have a gender sensitive perspective for climate change and tourism policies?

About the tool 

Tool NameTourism, Gender and Climate Change
DisciplineSocial Sciences
Topic(s) in DisciplineGender, Gender Studies, Tourism, Travel
Climate Topic Climate and Society, Policies, Politics and Environmental Governance
Type of tool Reading 
Grade LevelUndergraduate, Graduate
LocationGlobal
LanguageEnglish 
Translation
Developed byGenderCC Women for Climate Justice
Hosted atGenderCC Women for Climate Justice website
Linkhttps://www.gendercc.net/gender-climate/tourism.html
AccessOnline
Computer SkillsBasic 

Reading: Population, Gender and Climate Change

A short introductory reading from the GenderCC Women for Climate Justice website that summarizes gender dimensions of population growth and climate change. This reading is part of a larger study on the gender dimensions of climate change in several sectors such as agriculture, biodiversity, consumption, disaster, energy, forests, health, migration, population, tourism, transport, waste and water. The reading specifically discusses gender, demographics and population dynamics in climate change policies. 

Students will learn about the importance of population growth in climate change mitigation and adaptation. They will understand the risks from climate impacts to women. 

Use this tool to help your students find answers to:

  1. Discuss the gender dimensions of population growth and climate change.
  2. How can women play an important role in mitigating climate change?
  3. Why is there a need to have a gender sensitive perspective for climate change and population policies?

About the tool

Tool NamePopulation, Gender and Climate Change
DisciplineSocial Sciences
Topic(s) in DisciplineGender, Gender Studies, Population, Population Dynamics, Demography 
Climate Topic Climate and Society, Policies, Politics and Environmental Governance
Type of tool Reading 
Grade LevelUndergraduate, Graduate
LocationGlobal
LanguageEnglish 
Translation
Developed byGenderCC Women for Climate Justice
Hosted atGenderCC Women for Climate Justice website
Linkhttps://www.gendercc.net/gender-climate/population.html
AccessOnline
Computer SkillsBasic 

Reading: Migration, Gender and Climate Change

A short introductory reading from the GenderCC Women for Climate Justice website that summarizes challenges that men and women face due to climate change induced human migration. This reading is part of a larger study on the gender dimensions of climate change in several sectors such as agriculture, biodiversity, consumption, disaster, energy, forests, health, migration, population, tourism, transport, waste and water. The reading specifically discusses impacts of climate change induced migration on women. 

Students will learn about the direct and indirect impacts of climate change influenced migration on women. They will also learn about how the responsibilities of women tend to increase due to migration of male members of the household. 

Use this tool to help your students find answers to:

  1. Discuss the gender dimensions of human migration due to climate change. 
  2. Why is there a need to have a gender sensitive perspective in climate change and migration policies?

About the tool

Tool NameMigration, Gender and Climate Change
DisciplineSocial Sciences
Topic(s) in DisciplineGender, Gender Studies, Human Migration
Climate Topic Climate and Society, Policies, Politics and Environmental Governance
Type of tool Reading 
Grade LevelUndergraduate, Graduate
LocationGlobal
LanguageEnglish 
Translation
Developed byGenderCC Women for Climate Justice
Hosted atGenderCC Women for Climate Justice
Linkhttps://www.gendercc.net/gender-climate/migration.html
AccessOnline
Computer SkillsBasic 

Reading: Health, Gender and Climate Change

A short introductory reading from the GenderCC Women for Climate Justice website that summarizes the gendered impacts of climate change on human health.This reading is part of a larger study on the gender dimensions of climate change in several sectors such as agriculture, biodiversity, consumption, disaster, energy, forests, health, migration, population, tourism, transport, waste and water. The reading specifically discusses how climate change impacts the health of men and women differently and gender differences in terms of access to health information, resources and programmes.

Students will learn about the gender specific impacts of climate change on health. They will also learn about how women may be differently vulnerable to climate change and their specific needs. 

Use this tool to help your students find answers to:

  1. Discuss how climate change can affect the health of men and women differently. 
  2. Why is there a need to have a gender sensitive perspective in climate change and health policies?

About the tool 

Tool NameHealth, Gender and Climate Change
DisciplineSocial Sciences
Topic(s) in DisciplineGender, Gender Studies, Health
Climate Topic Climate and Society, Policies, Politics and Environmental Governance
Type of tool Reading 
Grade LevelUndergraduate, Graduate
LocationGlobal
LanguageEnglish 
Translation
Developed byGenderCC Women for Climate Justice
Hosted atGenderCC Women for Climate Justice website
Linkhttps://www.gendercc.net/gender-climate/health.html
AccessOnline
Computer SkillsBasic 

Reading: Forests, Gender and Climate Change

A short introductory reading from the GenderCC Women for Climate Justice website that summarizes the gender dimensions in forestry and climate change.This reading is part of a larger study on the gender dimensions of climate change in several sectors such as agriculture, biodiversity, consumption, disaster, energy, forests, health, migration, population, tourism, transport, waste and water. The reading specifically discusses the importance of women’s knowledge of local forest resources for providing livelihoods and how climate change may impact the same. 

Students will learn about gendered aspects of forestry and agroforestry in several communities worldwide. They will also learn about the importance of women’s participation in forest related policy making, mitigating deforestation and climate change. 

Use this to help your students find answers to:

  1. Discuss gender dimensions of forestry and climate change. 
  2. How can women’s local knowledge of forestry be used to mitigate climate change and influence climate change policies?

About the tool

Tool NameForests, Gender and Climate Change
DisciplineSocial Sciences
Topic(s) in DisciplineGender, Gender Studies, Forestry, Agroforestry, Deforestation
Climate Topic Climate and Society, Policies, Politics and Environmental Governance
Type of tool Reading 
Grade LevelUndergraduate, Graduate
LocationGlobal
LanguageEnglish 
Translation
Developed byGenderCC Women for Climate Justice
Hosted atGenderCC Women for Climate Justice website
Linkhttps://www.gendercc.net/gender-climate/forests.html
AccessOnline
Computer SkillsBasic 

Reading: Energy, Gender and Climate Change

A short introductory reading from the GenderCC Women for Climate Justice website that summarizes the gender dimensions of energy consumption and climate change. This reading is part of a larger study on the gender dimensions of climate change in several sectors such as agriculture, biodiversity, consumption, disaster, energy, forests, health, migration, population, tourism, transport, waste and water. The reading discusses gender differences in energy production, consumption and access in developing and developed countries.  

Students will learn about the gender differences in the energy sector. They will also learn about the low levels of female participation in energy planning and decision-making.  

Use this tool to help your students find answers to:

  1. Discuss the gendered differences in the energy sector.
  2. How does energy consumption differ for men and women in developed and developing countries?
  3. Discuss the importance of women’s participation in energy and climate change policies. 

About the tool

Tool NameEnergy, Gender and Climate Change
DisciplineSocial Sciences
Topic(s) in DisciplineGender, Gender Studies, Energy Consumption, Energy Production, Energy Access, Energy Poverty
Climate Topic Climate and Society, Policies, Politics and Environmental Governance
Type of tool Reading 
Grade LevelUndergraduate, Graduate
LocationGlobal
LanguageEnglish 
Translation
Developed byGenderCC Women for Climate Justice
Hosted atGenderCC Women for Climate Justice website
Linkhttps://www.gendercc.net/gender-climate/energy.html
AccessOnline
Computer SkillsBasic 

Reading: Disaster, Gender and Climate Change

A short introductory reading from the GenderCC Women for Climate Justice website that summarizes the gendered impacts of natural disasters potentially caused due to climate change. This reading is part of a larger study on the gender dimensions of climate change in several sectors such as agriculture, biodiversity, consumption, disaster, energy, forests, health, migration, population, tourism, transport, waste and water. The reading discusses the biological, economic, social and cultural differences that cause men and women to react differently to disasters.  

Students will learn about the gendered impacts of natural disasters and disaster management. They will also learn about the importance of women’s knowledge in disaster management and climate change mitigation. 

Use this tool to help your students find answers to: 

  1. Discuss the gendered impacts of natural disasters.
  2. How do women play an important role in disaster management?
  3. “Specific attention should be paid to the inclusion of non-indigenous and indigenous women.” Discuss with regards to climate related disasters. 

About the tool

Tool NameDisaster, Gender and Climate Change
DisciplineSocial Sciences
Topic(s) in DisciplineGender, Gender Studies, Disasters, Disaster Management
Climate Topic Climate and Society, Policies, Politics and Environmental Governance
Type of tool Reading 
Grade LevelUndergraduate, Graduate
LocationGlobal
LanguageEnglish 
Translation
Developed byGenderCC Women for Climate Justice
Hosted atGenderCC Women for Climate Justice website
Linkhttps://www.gendercc.net/gender-climate/disaster.html
AccessOnline
Computer SkillsBasic 

Reading: Consumption, Gender and Climate Change

A short introductory reading from the GenderCC Women for Climate Justice website that summarizes the gender dimensions of consumerism and climate change. This reading is part of a larger study on the gender dimensions of climate change in several sectors such as agriculture, biodiversity, consumption, disaster, energy, forests, health, migration, population, tourism, transport, waste and water. The reading specifically discusses consumption by men and women and lifestyle choices with regards to climate change.  

Students will be introduced to differences in consumption patterns of men and women. They will learn about gender in labour, rights and resource access. They will further learn about the need for sustainable consumption to mitigate climate change. 

Use this tool to help your students find answers to:

  1. Discuss the gender dimensions of climate change and consumerism. 
  2. What are the two main factors that contribute to differences in consumption by men and women?

About the tool

Tool NameConsumption, Gender and Climate Change
DisciplineSocial Sciences
Topic(s) in DisciplineGender, Gender Studies, Consumerism Consumption, Lifestyle
Climate Topic Climate and Society, Policies, Politics and Environmental Governance
Type of tool Reading 
Grade LevelUndergraduate, Graduate
LocationGlobal
LanguageEnglish 
Translation
Developed byGenderCC Women for Climate Justice
Hosted atGenderCC Women for Climate Justice website
Linkhttps://www.gendercc.net/gender-climate/consumption.html
AccessOnline
Computer SkillsBasic 

Reading: Biodiversity, Gender and Climate Change

A short introductory reading from the GenderCC Women for Climate Justice website that summarizes the gender dimensions of climate change with relation to biodiversity and ecosystems. This reading is part of a larger study on the gender dimensions of climate change in several sectors such as agriculture, biodiversity, consumption, disaster, energy, forests, health, migration, population, tourism, transport, waste and water. The reading specifically discusses the traditional role of women as household managers, how they tend to use natural resources in the house, traditional knowledge systems and current gender gaps in the sector. 

Students will be introduced to the role of women in household related natural resource use and decision making. They will learn the importance of women’s knowledge of local biodiversity and their efforts in conservation and natural resource management. 

Use this tool to help your students find answers to: 

  1. Discuss the gender dimensions of climate change in biodiversity and natural resource management.
  2. Discuss gender inequality in terms of needs, knowledge and behaviour in biodiversity conservation.
  3. Discuss the term “biopiracy”.
  4. Discuss the current state of women representation in biodiversity, conservation and natural resource management.

About the tool 

Tool NameBiodiversity, Gender and Climate Change
DisciplineSocial Sciences
Topic(s) in DisciplineGender, Gender Studies, Gender and Biodiversity, Biodiversity, Conservation, Natural Resource Management
Climate Topic Climate and Society, Policies, Politics and Environmental Governance
Type of tool Reading 
Grade LevelUndergraduate, Graduate
LocationGlobal
LanguageEnglish 
Translation
Developed byGenderCC Women for Climate Justice
Hosted atGenderCC Women for Climate Justice website
Linkhttps://www.gendercc.net/gender-climate/biodiversity.html
AccessOnline
Computer SkillsBasic 

Reading: Agriculture, Gender and Climate Change

A short introductory reading from the GenderCC Women for Climate Justice website that summarizes the gender dimensions of climate change in the agricultural sector. This reading is part of a larger study on the gender dimensions of climate change in several sectors such as agriculture, biodiversity, consumption, disaster, energy, forests, health, migration, population, tourism, transport, waste and water. This reading specifically discusses the role of women in the agricultural sector, gender inequality in terms of access to agricultural  resources and the current gender gaps in the sector.  

Students will be introduced to division of labour in the agricultural sector according to gender. They will learn that even though more women work in this sector, they often benefit less than men in many parts of the world.

Use this tool to help your students find answers to:

  1. Discuss the gender dimensions of climate change in the agricultural sector.
  2. Discuss gender inequality in terms of access to agricultural resources and opportunities. 
  3. “Market-based solutions to climate change can have negative impacts on women in agriculture”. Discuss in the classroom.
  4. Discuss the current state of women representation in decision making processes and policies in the agricultural sector.

About the tool

Tool NameAgriculture, Gender and Climate Change
DisciplineSocial Sciences
Topic(s) in DisciplineGender, Gender Studies, Gender and Agriculture, Agriculture
Climate Topic Climate and Society, Policies, Politics and Environmental Governance
Type of tool Reading 
Grade LevelUndergraduate, Graduate
LocationGlobal
LanguageEnglish 
Translation
Developed byGenderCC Women for Climate Justice
Hosted atGenderCC Women for Climate Justice website
LinkLink
AccessOnline
Computer SkillsBasic 

Video/micro lecture: Introduction to Gender and Climate Change

A guidebook of gender-sensitive approaches to climate change policy for city planning. It discusses the different ways in which women and men are affected by climate change. This guidebook includes discussions on gender inequalities such as gender division of labour, gender differentials in income, gender biases in decision making, and other factors contributing to climate vulnerability.

Students will understand how climate change impacts genders differently. They will also learn the importance of gender sensitivity in formulating climate change policies. Students will be introduced to gender sensitive climate adaptation, mitigation and resilience in cities.

Use this tool to help your students find answers to: 

  1. How does climate change affect genders differently?
  2. Give a few reasons why climate change policies should use a gender-sensitive approach
  3. What are the priorities for gender-sensitive climate policies at urban levels?

About the Tool 

Tool Name Gender and Urban Climate Policy: Gender-Sensitive Policies Make a Difference
Discipline Humanities, Social Sciences
Topic(s) in Discipline Gender, Gender and Climate Change, Gender Inequality, Urban Planning, Public Policy, Climate Change Policy, Climate Vulnerability
Climate Topic Climate and Society, Policies, Politics, and Environmental Governance
Type of Tool Reading
Grade Level Undergraduate, Graduate
Location  Global
Language English
Translation
Developed by Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development 
Hosted at Giz, UN Habitat, Gender CC 
Link Reading Link
Access Online, Offline
Computer Skills Basic

 

Reading: Climate Change and the Decline of Insect Population

A guidebook of gender-sensitive approaches to climate change policy for city planning. It discusses the different ways in which women and men are affected by climate change. This guidebook includes discussions on gender inequalities such as gender division of labour, gender differentials in income, gender biases in decision making, and other factors contributing to climate vulnerability.

Students will understand how climate change impacts genders differently. They will also learn the importance of gender sensitivity in formulating climate change policies. Students will be introduced to gender sensitive climate adaptation, mitigation and resilience in cities.

Use this tool to help your students find answers to: 

  1. How does climate change affect genders differently?
  2. Give a few reasons why climate change policies should use a gender-sensitive approach
  3. What are the priorities for gender-sensitive climate policies at urban levels?

About the Tool 

Tool Name Gender and Urban Climate Policy: Gender-Sensitive Policies Make a Difference
Discipline Humanities, Social Sciences
Topic(s) in Discipline Gender, Gender and Climate Change, Gender Inequality, Urban Planning, Public Policy, Climate Change Policy, Climate Vulnerability
Climate Topic Climate and Society, Policies, Politics, and Environmental Governance
Type of Tool Reading
Grade Level Undergraduate, Graduate
Location  Global
Language English
Translation
Developed by Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development 
Hosted at Giz, UN Habitat, Gender CC 
Link Reading Link
Access Online, Offline
Computer Skills Basic

 

Reading: Conflict and water wars

A guidebook of gender-sensitive approaches to climate change policy for city planning. It discusses the different ways in which women and men are affected by climate change. This guidebook includes discussions on gender inequalities such as gender division of labour, gender differentials in income, gender biases in decision making, and other factors contributing to climate vulnerability.

Students will understand how climate change impacts genders differently. They will also learn the importance of gender sensitivity in formulating climate change policies. Students will be introduced to gender sensitive climate adaptation, mitigation and resilience in cities.

Use this tool to help your students find answers to: 

  1. How does climate change affect genders differently?
  2. Give a few reasons why climate change policies should use a gender-sensitive approach
  3. What are the priorities for gender-sensitive climate policies at urban levels?

About the Tool 

Tool Name Gender and Urban Climate Policy: Gender-Sensitive Policies Make a Difference
Discipline Humanities, Social Sciences
Topic(s) in Discipline Gender, Gender and Climate Change, Gender Inequality, Urban Planning, Public Policy, Climate Change Policy, Climate Vulnerability
Climate Topic Climate and Society, Policies, Politics, and Environmental Governance
Type of Tool Reading
Grade Level Undergraduate, Graduate
Location  Global
Language English
Translation
Developed by Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development 
Hosted at Giz, UN Habitat, Gender CC 
Link Reading Link
Access Online, Offline
Computer Skills Basic

 

Reading: Nuclear Energy, Security and Climate change

A guidebook of gender-sensitive approaches to climate change policy for city planning. It discusses the different ways in which women and men are affected by climate change. This guidebook includes discussions on gender inequalities such as gender division of labour, gender differentials in income, gender biases in decision making, and other factors contributing to climate vulnerability.

Students will understand how climate change impacts genders differently. They will also learn the importance of gender sensitivity in formulating climate change policies. Students will be introduced to gender sensitive climate adaptation, mitigation and resilience in cities.

Use this tool to help your students find answers to: 

  1. How does climate change affect genders differently?
  2. Give a few reasons why climate change policies should use a gender-sensitive approach
  3. What are the priorities for gender-sensitive climate policies at urban levels?

About the Tool 

Tool Name Gender and Urban Climate Policy: Gender-Sensitive Policies Make a Difference
Discipline Humanities, Social Sciences
Topic(s) in Discipline Gender, Gender and Climate Change, Gender Inequality, Urban Planning, Public Policy, Climate Change Policy, Climate Vulnerability
Climate Topic Climate and Society, Policies, Politics, and Environmental Governance
Type of Tool Reading
Grade Level Undergraduate, Graduate
Location  Global
Language English
Translation
Developed by Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development 
Hosted at Giz, UN Habitat, Gender CC 
Link Reading Link
Access Online, Offline
Computer Skills Basic

 

Gender and Climate Change Policy

A guidebook of gender-sensitive approaches to climate change policy for city planning. It discusses the different ways in which women and men are affected by climate change. This guidebook includes discussions on gender inequalities such as gender division of labour, gender differentials in income, gender biases in decision making, and other factors contributing to climate vulnerability.

Students will understand how climate change impacts genders differently. They will also learn the importance of gender sensitivity in formulating climate change policies. Students will be introduced to gender sensitive climate adaptation, mitigation and resilience in cities.

Use this tool to help your students find answers to: 

  1. How does climate change affect genders differently?
  2. Give a few reasons why climate change policies should use a gender-sensitive approach
  3. What are the priorities for gender-sensitive climate policies at urban levels?

About the Tool 

Tool Name Gender and Urban Climate Policy: Gender-Sensitive Policies Make a Difference
Discipline Humanities, Social Sciences
Topic(s) in Discipline Gender, Gender and Climate Change, Gender Inequality, Urban Planning, Public Policy, Climate Change Policy, Climate Vulnerability
Climate Topic Climate and Society, Policies, Politics, and Environmental Governance
Type of Tool Reading
Grade Level Undergraduate, Graduate
Location  Global
Language English
Translation
Developed by Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development 
Hosted at Giz, UN Habitat, Gender CC 
Link Reading Link
Access Online, Offline
Computer Skills Basic

 

Audio: Psychology of Climate Denial

This is an audio podcast of The Guardian on the psychology of climate science denial. This tool discusses psychological barriers and cognitive biases that determine individual responses to climate change.

Students will learn about the cognitive biases that play a pivotal role in climate science denial such as Confirmation Bias and Loss Aversion. Students will also learn about climate biases in corporate and government sectors and how behavioural psychology can be used for effective climate communication.

Use this tool to help your students find answers to:

  1. What is the psychology behind climate science denial?
  2. What cognitive biases make it difficult to understand climate change?
  3. How can behavioural psychology be used for effective climate communication for individuals, corporations and governments?

About the Tool

Tool Name The psychology of climate science denial
Discipline Social Sciences, Psychology
Topic(s) in Discipline Climate Psychology, Behavioural Psychology, Psychology of Climate Denial, Cognitive Biases, Climate Communication
Climate Topic Climate and Society; Policies, Politics, and Environmental Governance
Type of Tool Audio (35 mins)
Grade Level High School, Undergraduate
Location US, Global
Language English
Translation None
Developed by Ian Sample (in conversation with Debika Shome, Tima Bansal, and Matthew McGregor)
Hosted at The Guardian
Link Link
Access Online
Computer Skills Basic

Differential Calculus using Methane Data

A classroom/laboratory activity for Mathematics teachers to teach about Differential Calculus, specifically, about polynomial differentiation focusing on  Tangent Line Problem and Curve Fitting. This activity contains yearly data of the globally averaged marine surface methane from 1984 to 2019. Methane is a major contributor to greenhouse gas emissions – a potential cause of global warming.

Students will learn the use of scatter plot and curve fitting to derive the polynomial differentiation function. Further this activity will allow students to predict future methane concentrations.

Use this tool to help your students find answers to:

  1. What are polynomial differentiation functions?
  2. Derive a polynomial function using the given methane concentration date.
  3. Calculate future methane concentration using polynomial differentiation.

About the Tool

Tool Name Global Marine Surface CH4
Discipline Mathematics and Statistics
Topic(s) in Discipline Differential Calculus, Polynomial Differentiation, Tangent Line Problem, Scatter Plot, Curve Fitting
Climate Topic Classroom/Laboratory Activity
Type of Tool Video (64 mins)
Grade Level High School, Undergraduate
Location  Global
Language English
Translation
Developed by Thomas J. Pfaff (Ithaca College)
Hosted at Sustainability Math
Link Link
Access Offline
Computer Skills Basic

E-Learning Courses on Climate Change

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 Indian Institute of Science Education and Research (IISER), Pune as part of the Annual Refresher Programme in Teaching (ARPIT), Department of Higher Education, Ministry of Human Resources Development, Government of India.