CLIMATE CHANGE ONLINE

First and Second Level - Online Workshop

Class Level: P5 – P7

Duration: 45 minutes

During this online workshop, your pupils will investigate how the UK has been affected by climate change over recent decades and the implications of this for the future. Using a combination of discussion and activities, pupils will investigate the greenhouse effect and identify sources and sinks of greenhouse gases. They will finish off by playing ‘Science or Fiction’, an interactive game exploring some of the solutions being proposed to combat climate change.

CURRICULUM FOR EXCELLENCE

First Level

SCIENCES | TOPICAL SCIENCE

SCIENCES | TOPICAL SCIENCE

  • I have contributed to discussions of current scientific news items to help develop my awareness of science. SCN 1-20a
TECHNOLOGIES | TECHNOLOGICAL DEVELOPMENTS IN SOCIETY AND BUSINESS

TECHNOLOGIES | TECHNOLOGICAL DEVELOPMENTS IN SOCIETY AND BUSINESS

  • I understand how technologies help provide for our needs and wants, and how they can affect the environment in which we live. TCH 1-07a
SOCIAL STUDIES | PEOPLE, PLACE AND ENVIRONMENT

SOCIAL STUDIES | PEOPLE, PLACE AND ENVIRONMENT

  • I can consider ways of looking after my school or community and can encourage others to care for their environment. SOC 1-08a
LITERACY | TOOLS FOR LISTENING AND TALKING

LITERACY | TOOLS FOR LISTENING AND TALKING

  • To help me develop an informed view, I am learning to recognise the difference between fact and opinion. LIT 1-08a

Second Level

SCIENCES | TOPICAL SCIENCE

SCIENCES | TOPICAL SCIENCE

  • I can report and comment on current scientific news items to develop my knowledge and understanding of topical science. SCN 2-20b
TECHNOLOGIES | TECHNOLOGICAL DEVELOPMENTS IN SOCIETY AND BUSINESS

TECHNOLOGIES | TECHNOLOGICAL DEVELOPMENTS IN SOCIETY AND BUSINESS

  • I can analyse how lifestyles can impact on the environment and Earth’s resources and can make suggestions about how to live in a more sustainable way. TCH 2-06a
  • I can make suggestions as to how individuals and organisations may use technologies to support sustainability and reduce the impact on our environment. TCH 2-07a
SOCIAL STUDIES | PEOPLE, PLACE AND ENVIRONMENT

SOCIAL STUDIES | PEOPLE, PLACE AND ENVIRONMENT

  • I can discuss the environmental impact of human activity and suggest ways in which we can live in a more environmentally responsible way. SOC 2-08a
  • Having explored the ways journeys can be made, I can consider the advantages and disadvantages of different forms of transport, discussing their impact on the environment. SOC 2-09a
LITERACY | TOOLS FOR LISTENING AND TALKING

LITERACY | TOOLS FOR LISTENING AND TALKING

  • When I engage with others, I can respond in ways appropriate to my role, show that I value others’ contributions and use these to build on thinking. LIT 2-02a