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Authors

Hot Mess, PBS

Grades

8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, AP® / College

Subjects

Science, Social Studies, Earth and Space Sciences, Geography

Regional Focus

Global

Format

YouTube Video

Climate Change Will Make Millions Homeless. Where Will They Go?

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Synopsis
  • This video highlights how climate change will cause a significant increase in human displacement and migration.
  • Students will learn how this will directly impact people worldwide. 
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Positives
  • The video incorporates engaging imagery and clear text to help ensure student understanding and engagement. 

Additional Prerequisites

  • There is a commercial at the beginning of the video. 

  • Students will need an understanding of the terms climate change and migration.

Differentiation

Scientist Notes
This resource is a 5-minute video that presents a brief overview of historical and future human migration, with a particular focus on the likely 200 million people that will need to move due to climate change between now and 2050. This resource discusses social and political challenges that these climate refugees face, and provides several examples of communities that are already being forced to move do to climate change. This resource is recommended for teaching.
Standards

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  • Science
    • ESS3: Earth and Human Activity
      • HS-ESS3-1. Construct an explanation based on evidence for how the availability of natural resources, occurrence of natural hazards, and changes in climate have influenced human activity.
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