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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...

Climate change

Activities that encourage students to form opinions on the issue of climate change based on scientific data, and aim to generate classroom discussion and debate. This is a flexible group of resources for 11-19 year olds.

The materials can be used to study both ideas and evidence and the nature of science,...

Climate Change

Produced by the new economics foundation (nef), this resource contains activities that help students to discuss and understand climate change and global warming. The materials contain teacher guidance, student information and a range of activities that promote discussion and debate.

Students consider the...

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...

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...

Modelling Climate Change

This booklet is part of the ‘Innovations in Practical Work’ series published by the Gatsby Science Enhancement Programme (SEP) and produced in partnership with the Walker Institute for Climate System Research. Climate scientists do not have a ‘climate in a test tube’ to try out their ideas, so to understand the...

Climate Change: The Causes

Produced by Teachers TV, this richly illustrated video uses animation and natural history footage to provide an introduction to the topic of climate change to secondary school students. The concepts covered include: • the greenhouse effect • naturally occurring greenhouse gases • natural variations in climate •...

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 change leaflet

Produced by Practical Action, this leaflet looks at the effects of climate change on poor communities and what actions are being taken to tackle it.

Investigating Climate Change

This activity, from Practical Action, allows children to gather information on people's perception of changes in weather during their lifetime. By interviewing older friends and relatives children can find out about recent changes to weather patterns. They can also think about the reliability of evidence and how...

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