Climate change resources
Earth Day (April 22) is an international awareness day focusing on climate change, sustainability and the environment. Encourage your students to pledge an act of green today with these hand-picked teaching resources that will help them understand our planet and how to sustain it for the future.
- The world is heating up and affecting countries that rely on farming for survival. What changes are they seeing? Discover with this Oxfam pack.
- A fun ChristianAid assembly to emphasis the seriousness of climate change.
- How sustainable is your school? Analyse and assess with this exercise from Learning through Landscapes.
- Looking for an informative non-fiction source for story time? Why not take pupils on a journey through climate change, natural disasters and responsibility with this gripping presentation.
- Make a song and dance about saving the environment and get pupils excited about making a change.
- Consider philosophical and religious perspectives on peace and harmony- important factors in helping both our neighbours and in turn our environment.
- Get pupils outdoors and planting trees with this assembly pack.
- Using Google Earth, navigate across the globe and explore the characteristics of ‘green’ buildings.
- A range of guides and activities on a variety of themes including climate change, endangered species and conservation to aid Earth Day teaching.
- Every one of us can make a difference today, are your pupils asking ‘what can I do…?’ This video from Green TV will help.
- Consider the link between social economic and environmental issues in your local area with this Venn sorting activity.
- Raise awareness this Earth Day by making a reminder students can wear every day - a sustainable bag.
- How much do your students do to save the planet? Find out with this fun ‘yes or no’ starter activity.
- Debate the issue of sustainability and what it means for the world with this detailed topic guide.
- Assess different ways of producing energy and decide which is best using a scoring system.
- Find out how new innovations are helping communities to tackle CO₂ in urban environments.
- Encourage pupils to think about fish and food sustainability with this interactive resource.
- Explore and discuss the contentious issue of hydro-electric power and decide whether dams are ultimately good or bad for the environment.