Climate Change and Green Infrastructure
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Climate Change and Green Infrastructure

Learn about climate change, green infrastructure, and some recent related events.
3.8 (59 ratings)
Course Ratings are calculated from individual students’ ratings and a variety of other signals, like age of rating and reliability, to ensure that they reflect course quality fairly and accurately.
794 students enrolled
Created by Valentina Zhang
Last updated 1/2020
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This course includes
  • 1 hour on-demand video
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Assignments
  • Certificate of Completion
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What you'll learn
  • Climate Change
  • Green Infrastructure
Requirements
  • Excitement to learn
Description

Welcome to "Climate Change and Green Infrastructure"!

Climate change is affecting everyone. This course will help you develop a good understanding of what climate change is and what we can do to mitigate and adapt to climate change. While there are many ways to fight climate change, this course focuses on green infrastructure, which uses nature as an infrastructural system to manage climate change and help people prepare for it. In this course, you will learn the practices of some large-scale green infrastructure projects, as well as those of smaller projects at a local level. By the end of the course, I hope you will not only have learned more about climate change and green infrastructure, but also take a step forward and support the adoption of green infrastructure. This course includes 12 lectures in an animated format. In addition to the lectures, the course also includes quizzes, fun assignments, and science project suggestions that will help you understand the course material in depth.

What you’ll learn specifically:

  1. What climate change is and what causes climate change

  2. What green infrastructure is and how it helps manage climate change

  3. Specific examples of green infrastructure and the climate issues they address

  4. Benefits and risks of green infrastructure

  5. Some recent events, efforts and legislation to slow down climate change

  6. Opportunities for you to help solve climate change problems

Course requirements:

  1. Age 11 and up

  2. 30 minutes a week for 5 weeks

  3. Having an excitement to learn about climate change and green infrastructure!

Who this course is for:
  • Teenagers excited to learn more about green infrastructure and how they can help
Course content
Expand all 12 lectures 52:17
+ Climate Change
5 lectures 24:22
What are the Impacts of Climate Change?
04:13
What are We Doing to Fight Climate Change?
05:51
+ Green Infrastructure
4 lectures 19:33
What is Green Infrastructure?
04:09
Vertical Forests
04:55
The Sustainable City, Dubai
05:07
Green Roofs
05:22
We challenge you to solve an environmental problem you care about using science, technology, engineering, and math. The assignment can be submitted and share with your classmates in any format, such as a written proposal, a paper prototype, a video, a game, etc.
Build own green infrastructure
1 question
+ Recent events and legislation
3 lectures 08:22
Recent Events and Legislation
05:21
Successes and Statistics with Green Infrastructure Projects
02:52
Go to this link: <> and play jeopardy to test your knowledge about climate change and green infrastructure!
Climate Change and Green Infrastructure Jeopardy
1 question
Sources
00:09