Climate Change Education Resources

This list of Climate Change Educational Resources has been put together by Ben Ballin and is also available as a downloadable list. Ben is keen to include as many resources as possible and is open to any suggestions you might have for organisations or resources that can be included.

Please feel free to add to or amend this list and send your revised version to wmsussch@gmail.com

Most, but not all, of these resources are accessible online without cost.

Teaching resources, stimulus materials and programmes

A Giant Change: http://www.skipseducational.org/a-giant-change

Association for Science Education:

Climate Change Evidence and Causes: https://www.ase.org.uk/resources/school-science-review/issue-354/climate-change-evidence-and-causes

Effective strategies for talking about climate change in the classroom: https://www.ase.org.uk/resources/school-science-review/issue-354/effective-strategies-talking-about-climate-change

The Adventures of Polo The Bear (Pay-for book): https://www.ase.org.uk/bookshop/adventures-of-polo-bear-story-of-climate-change

CBBC: In pictures, the changing world http://news.bbc.co.uk/cbbcnews/hi/newsid_4760000/newsid_4762000/4762089.stm

Climate change, local and global: https://www.tidegloballearning.net/primary-early-years/climate-change-local-and-global-enquiry-approach-feature-article

Supporting resources: https://www.tidegloballearning.net/primary-early-years/publications-support-climate-change-local-global

Climate KIC: https://www.climate-kic.org/programmes/education/

Design and Technology Association: Focus climate change (pay-for digital materials): https://www.data.org.uk/shop-products/focus-climate-change-single-licence/

Eco Schools:

Energy (Primary): https://www.eco-schools.org.uk/eyfs-primary-pathway/ten-topics/energy-2/

Energy (Secondary): https://www.eco-schools.org.uk/secondary-pathway/ten-topics/energy/

Geographical Association:

(Primary) https://www.geography.org.uk/teaching-resources/investigating-climate-zones-and-climate-change

(Secondary case study): https://www.geography.org.uk/teaching-resources/climate-change-bangladesh

(General) https://www.geography.org.uk/teaching-resources/weather-climate-change/investigating-climate-change

Green Teacher: https://greenteacher.com

Interclimate network: http://www.interclimate.org

Learning to choose: climate change: https://www.tidegloballearning.net/resources/learning-choose

Less CO2 (programme includes free workshops): http://www.lessco2.org.uk

School Energy Efficiency: http://www.schoolenergyefficiency.co.uk

Oxfam climate challenge 7-11: https://www.oxfam.org.uk/education/resources/climate-challenge-7-11

Peacemakers (climate workshops): https://peacemakers.org.uk

Practical Action:

Information: https://practicalaction.org/climate-change

Teaching resources: https://practicalaction.org/climate-change-resources

Royal Geographical Society with IBG):

Climate 4 Classrooms: https://www.rgs.org/schools/teaching-resources/climate-4-classrooms/

Climate Change workshop resources: https://www.rgs.org/schools/teaching-resources/climate-change/

Climate change resources (KS3): https://www.rgs.org/schools/teaching-resources/climate-change-resources-key-stage-three/

Galapagos and El Nino (GCSE resource): https://www.rgs.org/schools/teaching-resources/galapagos-(activities-for-gcse)/

Engineering our climate: https://www.rgs.org/schools/teaching-resources/engineering-our-climate/

60 second guide to climate action: https://www.rgs.org/schools/teaching-resources/60-second-guide-to-sustainable-development-goa-(4)/

Solutions for the planet: https://solutionsfortheplanet.co.uk

Thinking through climate change: http://www.wmnet.org.uk/files/ttcc

Policy and background

The Big Issue: Putting climate change on the curriculum (Part of special edition, April 2019). https://www.bigissue.com/latest/put-climate-change-on-our-curriculum-the-outraged-teens-confronting-ofsted/

The climate curriculum petition: https://www.change.org/p/get-the-climate-crisis-on-the-national-curriculum/psf/promote_or_share?source_location=petition_show

David Hicks.  A climate change companion (Book).  www.teaching4abetterworld.com

NAEE blogs:

From a Cumbrian Headteacher

Climate Change is still a Challenge for English Schools

Networks, action and support:

Campaign Against Climate Change: https://www.campaigncc.org/climate_youth_strikes

The Climate Coalition: https://www.theclimatecoalition.org/schools

Climate outreach: https://climateoutreach.org

The Climate Reality Project Global Education Group (Facebook)

NAEE (Environmental Education): http://naee.org.uk

SEEd (Sustainability Education): https://se-ed.co.uk

UK student climate network: https://ukscn.org

West Midlands Sustainable Schools Network (network of organisations and individuals providing support to schools): https://westmidlandssustainableschoolsnetwork.com

WWF: https://www.facebook.com/WWFUnitedKingdom

Related issues

Hubbub: Plastic fishing: https://www.hubbub.org.uk/plastic-fishing

Move More, Eat Well: http://movemoreeatwell.com

Plant for the planet: https://www.facebook.com/PlantForThePlanetDeutschland

Sussex Green Living: https://www.sussexgreenliving.co.uk/parents-zone/green-education