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Lesson Plan July 29, 2020

Why People Move: How Data Predicts the Great Climate Migration

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Warm-up: Exploring images and associations with climate change and migration.

Introducing the Resource: Introduction to "The Great Climate Migration" article and data journalism project.

Comprehension Questions: Exploring five excerpts from the article, published in New York Times Magazine and ProPublica.

Discussion Questions: Evaluating the role of data modeling in journalism and the reporting's findings.

Extension Activities:

1. Visualizing the journeys of climate migrants through Google Tours or other creative tools

2. Synthesizing the connections between climate change and other pressing global issues

3. Undertaking a data journalism project of your own

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