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Climate report

  • Overview
  • Using this resource
  • Learning outcomes

This activity will help students to understand the difference between weather and climate, and consider the impact that climate change can have on their and other people’s lifestyles.

The documents below explain how to run the activity and provide all the templates and materials you'll need:

Find additional guidance for using this resource on the tab above.

Practicalities

You'll need to allow some time to make up the cubes before running this activity.

The activity lasts about 35 minutes.

 

Background science

Use the following documents to find out about the latest climate science research. The information is intended to support your own knowledge and help you answer students' questions:

This activity has been designed to help students to:

  • understand the difference between weather and climate.
  • appreciate the diversity of climate types around the world – and that the climate is part of the character of a place and that it determines people’s lifestyles to a certain extent.
  • consider some of the predicted effects of climate change in the next 40 years.
  • understand the impact climate change can have on their and other people’s lifestyles.