Climate Change



Climate change and global warming have become one of the most pressing environmental concerns of our time. Most climate scientists believe, based on evidence, that Earth is warming up. warmer average temperatures will no doubt have a negative impact on populations and ecosystems. The TSC-4062-2 course deals with issues that are at the center of the common theme of climate change.


In this course, through six learning sequences, you will learn new concepts and how to apply them competently. The competencies to be developed are: Seeks answers or solutions to scientific or technological problems; Makes the most of his/her knowledge of science and technology; and Communicates in the language used in science and technology. These competencies will be developed through four types of activities, namely knowledge acquisition activities, experimental activities, discovery-based activities, and expertise-based activities. These activities deal with various issues such as the equilibrium between the climate and ecosystems, or to better understand the impacts of certain natural phenomena and human activity on the biosphere. Each learning sequence ends with a set of integration exercises and a list of knowledge acquired. A self-evaluation activity and three scored activities will allow you to assess your knowledge of and competencies with respect to the subject matter.


Adults wishing to complete the Science and Technology (ST) program or the Applied Science and Technology (AST) program
Duration: 50 hours
Number of units: 2




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Corrections time

20 minutes each on average


Passing mark for scored acitivities: 60% Passing mark for certification examination: 60%


Author(s): Interscience

Production date: May 2014