Students examine the causes and effects of global warming and delve into questions of who is most responsible for and vulnerable to the changing climate. Students also grapple with how to respond to climate change in ways that are both effective and fair.
Teaching About Climate Change: Vulnerabilities, Responsibilities, and Action with the Choices Program
Join the Choices Program in an exploration of its 8- to 10-day unit, Climate Change and Questions of Justice. We’ll explore the readings, lessons, and videos that are part of the unit, and discuss ways to implement each in diverse classroom settings, including tips for using the unit in remote settings and/or project-based classrooms.
The countries covered in the unit include China, Bangladesh, Nigeria, Freiburg (Germany), Colombia, Haiti, and parts of the United States.Co-sponsored by the University of Pittsburgh’s NCTA and the Global Studies Center.
All participants will receive a two-year Digital Editions license to the curriculum unit Climate Change and Questions of Justice.
Pennsylvania teachers will receive PA Act 48 credit hours.
This is a two-hour, participatory, online workshop, with an additional hour of prep work required.
Registration is limited for this program.
This workshop is most appropriate for middle school, high school, and college-level history, social studies, and humanities educators, including AP and IB teachers.
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