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Understanding our Environment in Geography

Learn about various global phenomena and the impact which these phenomena have had on people and places.

Geography
Free Course
Learn about various global phenomena and the impact which these phenomena have had on people and places.
  • Duration

    2-3 Hours
  • Assessment

    Yes
  • Certification

    Yes
  • Publisher

    XSIQ

Description

Modules

Outcome

Certification

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Description

This environmental course explores a number of major global phenomena at play including deforestation, climate change and drought. The course then delves into the socioeconomic consequences of these effects. This free, self-paced online tutorial is an ideal complement to traditional textbook learning. Teachers can treat the course as a resource and assign specific areas to students. The course can also be used as a stand-alone introduction to the various facets of environmental biodiversity and its key political and social corollaries.

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Modules

Carbon emissions

Definition and classification of global phenomena

Global responses to rainforest destruction

How are organisations responding to global environmental issues?

Impacts of global phenomena on people and places

Natural processes which generate global phenomena

Rainforest destruction

The 1997 Kyoto conference

The distribution of global phenomena

The effectiveness of global environmental strategies

The environment: taking a global perpective

Assessment

Learning Outcomes

After completing this course you will know about various global phenomena and their impact on people and places. You will learn about rainforest destruction, rising sea levels and refugees. You will understand the different strategies that are carried out in response to global problems. You will know about carbon emissions and carbon credit trading. You will be aware of the responses to sea level change and global warming around the world.

Certification

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