Putney Pre-College and Harvard Chan C-CHANGE Educational Resources on Climate, Health, and COVID-19

This five-part series explores the connections between climate change and public health produced in collaboration with Putney Pre-College. Meaningful and action-oriented, the content is designed to help teachers and students engage with these issues, particularly in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic. The series is aimed at high school students, but content may easily be adapted for younger age groups.

Each short video addresses a different topic presented by leaders in the fields of climate and public health and is accompanied by supplemental resources such as articles on current events, discussion questions, writing prompts, and group activities. The series is optimized for remote learning and content can be easily downloaded and shared.

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Climate Is Health Series Introduction

 

Climate Is Health – Pre-Session PDF


Session 1 – Basics of Climate and Health and How They Are Connected

Speaker: Gina McCarthy, Natural Resources Defense Council

Session 1 Content


Session 2 – The Connection Between Climate and COVID-19

Speaker: Dr. Aaron Bernstein, Harvard Chan C-CHANGE

Session 2 Content


Session 3 – How Climate Change Impacts You, Your Health, and Your Community

Speaker: Miho Aida, NatureBridge

Session 3 Content


Session 4 – Climate Change, Inequitable Impacts, and Community Resilience

Speaker: Kristin Baja, Urban Sustainability Directors Network

Session 4 Content


Session 5 – Personal and Community Climate Actions and Becoming a Climate Activist

Speaker: Raj Mundra, Phillips Academy Andover

Session 5 Content


Program Highlights

Learn more about Putney Pre-College and our programs for Summer 2021.