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. 



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The Environmental Curriculum - EYFS and primary

This handbook looks at opportunities for educators to introduce environmental education across the EYFS framework and primary national curriculum for England.

It looks at the curriculum and gives examples and case studies of how teachers can explore environmental issues with their students. It provides...

The Greenhouse Effect

This short animation film joins the alien, Paxi, as he investigates the greenhouse effect and greenhouse gases and the effect they have on the Earth’s atmosphere. He explores how human activity, such as cars, factories, and food production have increased the amount of carbon dioxide trapped in the...

The ice is melting

In this set of four activities from the European Space Agency, students explore the impacts of global warming and melting ice on the Earth. They learn the difference between land ice and sea ice, and will investigate the respective effects of these melting. They then design their own experiment to examine how...

The prospects for life on small islands

In this set of activities children learn about the causes and potential impacts of sea-level rise while developing working scientifically. They use data from satellites which observe the Earth and collect information as the basis of evidence for this.

Activities are:

  • reading a story about how...


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