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What is known about climate change
The Social Studies syllabus covers climate change issues such as the effect of human activities on weather and climate. A number of human activities are mentioned, for instance, agriculture, mining and how they contribute to climate change. The syllabus further looks at some of the steps that can be taken to avert the challenge of climate change.

What is missing
The adaptation measures have not been emphasized. For instance how water can be conserved or used efficiently. There is no mention of how people should react to early warning systems and prepare for calamities.

How the curriculum can be reviewed to improve it
The curriculum should include issues of adaptation, how information given by the meteorology department should be treated. Sometimes information given by the meteorology department is contested so including issues of how people should react when they have been warned about a drought or floods may help to reduce the damages