Climate Change: The View From MinuteEarth

How does climate change look from where you're sitting? See the view from around the world in an animated video. The writers from Minute Earth share how changing conditions are impacting the economy, health, and well-being of their communities.

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas

  • Before watching the video, ask the class what changes they have noticed in the local weather and climate
  • Pick a region, either local or world-wide, and create a climate study for class membersto complete
Classroom Considerations

  • Provide a world map to help pupils visualize where each story is from
Pros

  • Personal stories make the topic more real for learners living in areas where climate change isn't as noticeable
  • Each story is presented as cause and effect, which helps science scholars identify these factors in other climate scenarios
Cons

  • None
Common Core