Climate change - primary resources

A collection of resources linked to climate change themes suitable for primary aged pupils. Themes include but are not limited to, environmental change, melting ice and glaciers, the greenhouse effect, fossil fuels, green power and sustainability. 


Captivating Climates

This resource, from BP Educational Service (BPES), aimed at Key Stage Two asks children to build a mini-greenhouse. It includes practical worksheets, an animated quiz on how temperature is measured, which helps support the development of childrens' investigative skills. It also contains a 'Captivating Climates'...

Climate Change

In this episode from the Natural Environment Research Council (NERC), students find out about the causes of climate change and how researchers use massive computers to help them understand its effects. The Robots find out about one gas that has a stronger greenhouse effect than carbon dioxide. And finally, the...

Climate change - concept cartoon

This cartoon helps pupils explore issues around climate change; what causes it and how it affects peoples' lives around the world.

Concept Cartoons are quick, simple and effective. They are designed to intrigue, provoke discussion and stimulate thinking. Concept Cartoons make concepts problematic and provide...

Climate emergency

This resource from The Economist Educational Foundation engages students with big questions about climate change and human intervention. The sessions explore the viability of our attempts to keep temperatures down and supports students to discuss the obstacles to success and question where...


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