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Resource Watch

Resource Watch, World Resources Institute

Resource Watch features hundreds of data sets all in one place on the state of the planet's resources and citizens. Users can visualize challenges facing people and the planet, from climate change to poverty, water risk to state instability, air pollution to human migration.

Learn more about Teaching Climate Literacy and Energy Awareness»

Notes From Our Reviewers The CLEAN collection is hand-picked and rigorously reviewed for scientific accuracy and classroom effectiveness. Read what our review team had to say about this resource below or learn more about how CLEAN reviews teaching materials
Teaching Tips | Science | Pedagogy | Technical Details

Teaching Tips

  • Structured teaching materials are not included, but support is available - see related URLs.

About the Science

  • This source allows users to interact with global data sets from a variety of sectors including but not limited to climate, energy, land cover, and water. Each map contains further information about the data, sources of the data, and citations for data.
  • Each data set also has a section dedicated to cautions of using the data set.
  • Resource developed in collaboration with expert scientists - no CLEAN expert science review was needed.

About the Pedagogy

  • The material is a nice support tool for a large variety of lessons that may be taught.
  • Because of the vastness of the data included in the resource it can be used to compliment many types of curriculum.

Technical Details/Ease of Use

  • The resource is easy to use, however, due to its complexity, instructional support will be needed for deeper understanding.

Related URLs These related sites were noted by our reviewers but have not been reviewed by CLEAN

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