Exploring climate impacts - lesson plan

This lesson explores climate change and its impacts around the world. Your pupils will step into the shoes of people in other countries, finding out about their ways of life and how climate change is having an impact today, and into the future.

By the end of the lesson, students will be able to:

  • Describe the difference between weather and climate
  • Be able to locate a chosen place on a map
  • Understand some of the key impacts of climate change
  • Explore and develop the skills to make a creative response, based on their  understanding of the impacts of climate change on different communities around the world

Curriculum links:

  • English literacy and language – written and verbal communication, comprehension and analysis
  • Science/sciences and technology – prediction,  methodology and evidence
  • Geography/social studies/the world around us – weather, climate change, environment
  • Art and design/expressive arts – storytelling, creative thinking

Time required: 60 minutes for all activities (or less if individual tasks are selected)

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