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Climate Change and Mental Health

That's News to Me

Int – High Int
Teens & Adults
Grades 9–12

In this lesson featuring a video from The Washington Post, students learn about the effects of climate change on mental health. This lesson includes vocabulary as well as comprehension and discussion questions.

Focus

current events
authentic materials
reading

Vocabulary

dread
somewhat
conservation
the straw that broke the camel’s back
distress
exposure
drought
exacerbate
negate
silver lining
A spinning paper plane