The En-ROADS simulator helps in understanding how we can achieve our climate goals through changes in energy, land use, consumption, agriculture, and other policies.
It shows how changes in GDP, energy efficiency, technological innovation, and carbon price influence carbon emissions and global temperature.
The En-ROADS simulator is available in many languages.
It is very good for lovers of math, statistics, and analysis.
The En-ROADS online simulator comes with a user guide which should be studied and used by the educator before trying it out with the students. There are also video illustrations, all under the help section.
Although the simulator can be used and viewed in the 12 languages listed above, the user guide is only available in English.
En-ROADS, though a variance of C-ROADS, is a simulator that will offers educators and students the opportunity to explore and learn the trends in global CO2, land use changes, population growth rate, etc. It has undergone a series of iterations, and it is recommended for teaching.
English Language Arts
11-12.W.9 Draw and cite evidence from literary or informational texts to support analysis, reflection, and research.
Data Reasoning and Probability (9-12)
HS.DR.C.8 Identify appropriate ways to summarize and then represent the distribution of univariate and bivariate data multiple ways with graphs and/or tables. Use technology to present data that supports interpretation of tabular and graphical representations.
HS.DR.C.9 Use statistics appropriate to the shape of the data distribution to compare the center and spread of two or more different data sets.
Economics: National Economy (9-12)
HS.16 Use economic indicators to analyze the current and future state of the economy.