Results for "climate change" (1573)

Climate Change

In this resource students are required to use moving averages to investigate evidence for trends in local temperature change. There are links to the very real political and scientific debates regarding the question of climate change.

Climate Change Overview This brief overview makes...

Microbes and Climate Change

This booklet, from the Microbiology Society, discusses the role microbes could play in tackling global climate change. The resource provides an overview of the effect of greenhouse gases on climate and the role of microbes in the carbon and nitrogen cycles. Carbon-fixation in cyanobacteria and the carbon-releasing...

Debate Kit - Climate Change

This debate kit asks the question: 'Should flying be banned for ten years?', which allows students to consider the social, economic and technical issues around climate change and the effects of human activity. Pupils take on a given role so that they look at the question from a certain point of view.  They share...

Glaciers and Climate Change

This resource consists of five lessons in which students research the effect of climate change on glaciers. The overall learning objectives for the lessons are: * To understand the definition of a glacier * To understand what glacier mass balance means (what inputs mass and what are the outputs) * To understand how...

Climate change negotiations activity

An activity that encourages students to form opinions on the issues of climate change and put forward arguments in a simulated world climate change conference scenario. Groups are assigned to one of ten countries from around the world and represent them and pledge emission reductions. Both qualitative and...

Pod 4: Climate Change

In this Nuffield Foundation resource students begin by reviewing their understanding of the carbon cycle. They investigate the link between human activity and increasing levels of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere and speculate on whether this is causing global...

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...

Mapping for Climate Change

This field study encourages students to investigate the vegetation in a lowland heathland habitat and to use a GPS unit to map habitat fragments. Students could also make management decisions, deciding where to place habitat corridors to help prepare for the possible effects of climate change.

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Climate Change and Glaciers

This collection of resources consists of a set of lessons through which Key Stage Three students investigate the impacts of climate change on glaciers. The learning objectives are:

  • To understand the definition of a glacier
  • To understand what glacier mass balance means (what inputs mass and...

A selection of activity packs published by the European Space Agency (ESA) on topics related to climate change.

A collection of resources linked to climate change themes suitable for secondary aged students. Themes include but are not limited to, global warming, recycling and sustainability, flooding, pollution, renewable energy, the carbon cycle, the greenhouse effect and global goals for sustainable development.

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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. 

A collection of primary and secondary resources on various topics linked to climate change. This collection supports STEM Learning’s Climate Change Education Partnership which brings together partners from education, research and the wider STEM sector to support climate change related lessons and activities in...

This collection contains a selection of videos relating to themes concerning climate change.

The first collection focuses on the rise in Carbon Dioxide levels in the atmosphere over time. The second resource offers three perspectives on...

The Earth’s climate is changing. In fact, it has always been changing. What is different now is the speed of change and the main cause of change – human activities. This issue asks: What are the biggest threats to human health? Who will suffer as the climate changes? What can be done to minimise harm? And how do we...

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