Climate Change Fundamentals

Third Level to Senior Phase - In-person Workshop

Class Level: S1-S2

Duration: 50 minutes

An introduction to the fundamentals of climate change; ideal if exploring the topic with learners for the first time. Through group discussion and interactive activities, learners will explore how climate change is affecting the UK, understand the science behind it and work together to identify solutions at local, national and international levels.

CURRICULUM FOR EXCELLENCE

SCIENCES

SCIENCES

  • Through research and discussion, I have contributed to evaluations of media items with regard to scientific content and ethical implications. SCN 3-20b
  • I can explain some of the processes which contribute to climate change and discuss the possible impact of atmospheric change on the survival of living things. SCN 3-05b
  • By investigating renewable energy sources and taking part in practical activities to harness them, I can discuss their benefits and potential problems. SCN 3-04b

TECHNOLOGIES

TECHNOLOGIES

  • I can identify the costs and benefits of using technologies to reduce the impact of our activities on the environment and business. TCH 3-07a

SOCIAL STUDIES

SOCIAL STUDIES

  • I can identify the possible consequences of an environmental issue and make informed suggestions about ways to manage the impact. SOC 3-08a

LITERACY

LITERACY

  • When I engage with others, I can make a relevant contribution, encourage others to contribute and acknowledge that they have the right to hold a different opinion. I can respond in ways appropriate to my role and use contributions to reflect on, clarify or adapt thinking. LIT 3-02a