Integrating Climate Change into the Curriculum RA298 / A397

Start date
7 Mar 24
90 Minutes

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Integrating Climate Change into the Curriculum

Climate change is now accepted as an urgent problem for the world now not just in the future. We need to ensure that students are well informed about the science behind and the consequences of climate change. The curriculum is overcrowded there is no time to introduce new topics, but climate change can be used as a context for delivering the curriculum. This course aims to explore the science of climate change, the sources of information you could include in your teaching and the opportunities for integrating climate change into your lessons.


Session 1: introduction to teaching science in context. Sources of information on the science and consequences of climate change that could be included in lessons. Review of National Curriculum KS3 and KS4 identifying opportunities. Including practical activities.

Gap task: Develop a teaching resource to share or trialling the practical activities.

Session 2: Discuss gap task results. Discussion of teaching resources across the curriculum. Next steps.

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  • Understand the importance of using real life contexts when teaching science.

  • Explore some of the sources of information available on the trends and effects of climate change.

  • Identify opportunities to integrate climate change into the secondary curriculum.

  • Develop resources to help teach science in the context of climate change


Integrating Climate Change into the Curriculum - Session 107 March 202415:30-17:00Virtual
Integrating Climate Change into the Curriculum - Session 218 April 202415:30-17:00Virtual

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State-funded school or collegeActivity fee£90.00 +VAT
Fee-paying school or college (independent)Activity fee£135.00 +VAT

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For courses at the National STEM Learning Centre in York, fees include meals and accommodation for the duration of the course. 


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