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Climate Outreach, Climate Visuals

Grades

6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th

Subject

Social Studies

Resource Type

  • Ebooks

Regional Focus

Global

Format

PDF

Climate Visuals: Seven Principles for Visual Climate Change Communication

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Synopsis
  • This guide explains Climate Outreach's research on what makes for impactful images about climate change. 
  • Students will learn about the seven principles for selecting images to communicate with others about the impacts of climate change. 
Teaching Tips

Positives

  • The full report gives a very good and detailed explanation of the research findings and would be very helpful for a teacher in selecting images of climate change to use in the classroom. 

Additional Prerequisites

  • The report notes that the images in the guide are hyperlinked, but the links do not work.
  • The recommendations in the report are helpful for teachers selecting images to use in the classroom, and for students selecting images to use in their work.

Differentiation

  • Teachers could use this report in a lesson about research methodology. Students could discuss the survey methods and the researchers' conclusions.
  • Students could answer the survey questions and see how the class' responses correspond to the responses that the researchers collected.
  • Other resources on this topic include this gallery of climate artwork, this collection of glacier images, and this SubjectToClimate lesson plan on writing a poem based on a climate photograph.
Scientist Notes
There is no misconception in this resource. This resource is recommended for teaching environmental and climate justice.
Standards

This resource addresses the listed standards. To fully meet standards, search for more related resources.

  • Visual & Performing Arts
    • Visual Arts: Standard 7 - Perceiving and analyzing products.
      • 1.5.12prof.Re7b: Analyze how one's understanding of the world is affected by experiencing visual arts.
  • Science
    • ESS3: Earth and Human Activity
      • MS-ESS3-5. Ask questions to clarify evidence of the factors that have caused the rise in global temperatures over the past century.
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