Take Aim at Climate Change (LS-TR-239)

In recent years, many countries have been facing natural disasters and suffering from the effects of extreme weather conditions, such as the fires in Australia and the United States. Climate Change is becoming a fatal problem for the whole world. It is the most important global issue that we have to pay attention altogether.

4 steps to raising awareness about climate change in your classroom

The aim of this learning scenario is to raise awareness about climate change. The activities in this learning scenario will be held and figure out in four steps:

  • What is climate change?
  • What are the causes and effects of climate change?
  • Opinions about climate change?
  • Assessment

First, they will learn the difference between the phrases “weather” and “climate”. After they will get informed about the seven continents of our planet, different climates in these continents and different results of climate change in each continent.

They will identify and discuss the causes and effects of climate change by the help of online teaching materials like videos and links from NASA and other web pages.

Finally, it is time to take aim at climate change. They will try to come to a solution to what should be done and how to prevent climate change. Europeana resources will help and contribute to the students’ learning process as well.

At the end of the lesson, students will create online and offline materials such as presentations, photo cards, online posters with QR codes, banners and pictures. They will organize a bulletin board at school to raise awareness among each other, school staff, parents and peers from other schools. Finally, they will perform songs about climate change topic.

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CC BY-SA 4.0: The featured image used to illustrate this article has been found on Europeana Collections and has been provided by the National Gallery of Slovenia.

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