How can humans adapt to climate change?

During this lesson you will learn about the range of strategies humans can use to adapt to a changing climate, including changing farming practices, and coping with sea level rises.

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Quiz:

Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

Q1.The correct definition for climate is ...

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Q2.Climate change is predicted by...

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Q3.Future changes to the Earth's climate are ...

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Q4.If the world changed to low emission technology, the increase in global surface warming by 2100 would be around...

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Q5.We can learn about past climates by...

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Quiz:

Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

Q1.The correct definition for climate is ...

1/5

Q2.Climate change is predicted by...

2/5

Q3.Future changes to the Earth's climate are ...

3/5

Q4.If the world changed to low emission technology, the increase in global surface warming by 2100 would be around...

4/5

Q5.We can learn about past climates by...

5/5

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How can humans adapt to climate change?

Don’t worry if you get a question wrong! Forgetting is an important step in learning. We will recap next lesson.

Q1.Adaptation is ...

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Q2.Regions such as the Sahel may have to start using ...

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Q3.The Thames Barrier aims to ...

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Q4.Another term for recycled wastewater is ...

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Q5.The problem that many people in South Africa are facing is ...

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This quiz includes images that don't have any alt text - please contact your teacher who should be able to help you with an audio description.

Quiz:

How can humans adapt to climate change?

Don’t worry if you get a question wrong! Forgetting is an important step in learning. We will recap next lesson.

Q1.Adaptation is ...

1/5

Q2.Regions such as the Sahel may have to start using ...

2/5

Q3.The Thames Barrier aims to ...

3/5

Q4.Another term for recycled wastewater is ...

4/5

Q5.The problem that many people in South Africa are facing is ...

5/5

Lesson summary: How can humans adapt to climate change?

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