Climate Change


Lesson Ideas



https://www.eco-schools.org.uk

Eco-Schools is a global program helping children make changes in their school to achieve a Green-Flag Award. 

https://www.abebooks.co.uk/servlet/SearchResults?kn=the+lorax&n=100121503&sortby=20&cm_sp=pan-_-srp-_-used

Dr Seuss' Lorax
Get a copy here (Second hand of course - cheaper and greener!)
Brilliant story that puts the future firmly in children's hands.
Video from Youtube below.






Websites

https://www.bbc.co.uk/newsround/47344258

Excellent content and explanations from the BBC...

...including a great eco-worrier or eco-warrior activity.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/newsround/47344258


https://www.climaterealityproject.org/blog/just-kids-what-climate-change-and-what-can-i-do

Great site with loads of climate change info and challenges for children plus a great National Geographic poster.


https://edition.cnn.com/interactive/2019/04/specials/climate-change-solutions-quiz/index.html

It's not all doom and gloom. There are solutions to climate change.
This is an excellent quiz for adults. The most effective climate change solutions are likely to surprise you! 

https://www.drawdown.org

There's more information about the Drawdown project and detail about all the proposed climate change solutions here.
Carbon Footprint

WWF

This great calculator from WWF is simple enough to use with children in KS2 with little support.

https://www.naturalresources.sa.gov.au/files/sharedassets/sa_murray-darling_basin/education/teaching_resources/climate_change/carbon-footprint-game-teacher-resource-pack-gen.pdf

This activity from Australia is a great way for children to explore the climate impact of different lifestyles. The game encourages them to think about their future life choices.

Children's books

https://www.abebooks.co.uk/servlet/SearchResults?an=jen%20johnson&bi=0&bx=off&cm_sp=SearchF-_-Advtab1-_-Results&ds=30&n=200000169&recentlyadded=all&sortby=20&sts=t&tn=seeds%20of%20change

By Jen Johnson. Click here to buy.

https://www.abebooks.co.uk/servlet/SearchResults?an=oliver+jeffers&n=200000169&sortby=17&tn=Here+we+are&cm_sp=pan-_-srp-_-allc

By Oliver Jeffers. Click here to buy.

https://www.abebooks.co.uk/servlet/SearchResults?an=michael+foreman&n=100121503&sortby=17&tn=dinosaurs+and+all+that+rubbish&cm_sp=pan-_-srp-_-used

By Michael Foreman. Click here to buy.

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