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
Session 1 – Basics of Climate and Health and How They Are Connected
Speaker: Gina McCarthy, Natural Resources Defense Council
Session 2 – The Connection Between Climate and COVID-19
Speaker: Dr. Aaron Bernstein, Harvard Chan C-CHANGE
Session 3 – How Climate Change Impacts You, Your Health, and Your Community
Speaker: Miho Aida, NatureBridge
Session 4 – Climate Change, Inequitable Impacts, and Community Resilience
Speaker: Kristin Baja, Urban Sustainability Directors Network
Session 5 – Personal and Community Climate Actions and Becoming a Climate Activist
Speaker: Raj Mundra, Phillips Academy Andover
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