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Adaptation to Climate Change Around the World

Elementary, Middle

Description

In this short video, students will travel across the globe to discover how different populations are affected by climate change. They will also take a look at how countries have come up with different solutions in order to adapt. During this video, students will realize that humans can be extremely creative.

General Assessment

Recommendation of how and where to use it

This resource would be great to use as an introduction or conclusion in courses that examine climate change and global warming. The video will help students understand that climate change is affecting everyone and is local. Students will also realize that they can take action by being creative and finding solutions to help their community adapt. 

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Themes Addressed

  • Air, Atmosphere & Climate (1)

    • Climate Change
  • Citizenship (2)

    • Community-Building and Participation
    • General Guide to Taking Action