Next Generation Climate Lesson 5 - In what ways can the repercussions of climate change be minimized?

In this multi-part activity, students distinguish between adaptation and mitigation, in response to climate change, and research and discuss/debate strategies to minimize the effects of climate change.

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Will Steger Foundation/Climate Generation

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Check out the Climate Generation website featuring this lesson for supplemental materials and more information: [link

Find the videos needed for Activity 5 at [link].

Find handouts and worksheets at the end of the lab or at [link

Three class periods are estimated for the for activities given, but multiple extension activities are provided, which may require more time.

An ecological footprint quiz is offered as an extension activity. Prior to class, instructors should spend some time looking at the list of calculators provided to determine the one most suitable for their class.