Food and Agriculture: Impact on Climate change
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Doc Academy is the school program of Doc Society, providing free, easy-to-use resources for secondary school teachers, including: Short clips from critically-acclaimed documentary films; Standards-aligned lesson plans for high school classrooms, including learning pathways for English Language Arts, Social Studies, History, Film Studies, STEM, and other related subjects; Original content made by and tested with teachers
This guide has been created to support secondary school educators in their efforts to work with youth to take action on climate change. Through the thought-provoking activities contained here, students will have the opportunity to nurture their compassion and discover how climate change is affecting children around the world, especially children in developing countries. This guide offers students a chance to engage in global climate change issues including natural disasters, food security, energy, health and water water, food , and understand their role in contributing to existing conditions, as well as opportunities for change. Students are encouraged to consider taking action on a personal, school, and community level, as well as at a global scale.
Based on a long tradition of system dynamics modeling, our simulations and insights help people see connections, play out scenarios, and see what works to address climate change, inequity, and related issues like energy, health, and food. Suitable for high school, university and adult informal education.
The SDG Academy creates and curates graduate-level courses on sustainable development for learners around the world. From sustainable cities to human rights to climate action, each of our courses addresses the fundamental challenge facing our world today: How do people, communities, businesses and governments coexist, cooperate and collaborate to save the one planet we have? SDG Academy – an initiative of the UN Sustainable Development Solutions Network.
Our modern food system has a profound impact on the environment – polluting our land, air, and water; depleting natural resources; and contributing to global climate change. Farm Sanctuary offers a free curriculum for middle and high school teachers, exploring animal agriculture’s effects on our planet and building scientific literacy on environmental phenomena related to our food system.
Comprehensive curriculum/unit to teach how food systems affect climate change. Strong use of real data is embedded throughout. Full lessons, mini-lessons, and short videos are presented. This series of 6 lessons each take one 45 minute class period.
This free, downloadable curriculum provides high school students with a deep understanding of critical food system issues, empowers them to make healthy and responsible food choices, and encourages them to become advocates for food system change.
An interactive guide for educators, students, and advocates that explores how food systems and our changing climate interact, and how personal choices can make a difference.
This Activity Book looks at key issues related to climate change and agriculture in an enchanted world, through illustrations by Lorenzo Terranera. Each illustration explores an important message related to the 2016 World Food Day theme.