The ‘Changing Climates’ curriculum

Early Years: ages 3-5KS1: ages 5-7KS2: ages 7-11KS3: ages 11-14KS4: ages 14-16KS5: ages 16+Powerpoint

A fully supported climate-crisis curriculum to empower the climate strike generation.

Lessons will introduce learning about the cause & effect of climate change, exploring some of the science and relating it to local contexts. Students will understand the impact of climate change on human and non-human communities and engage with the values and emotions that we are all experiencing, helping to inspire positive actions and empowerment moving forward.

Students will practise skills of critical thinking & questioning, deep listening, empathy building and thinking in systems (understanding how things connect) by engaging in a wide range of learning stimulus, discussion ideas and creative exercises.

Through the ThroughBox website you can access the four lessons below, in powerpoint format, accompanied with lesson resources, and guides for both teachers and parents wishing to use the resources. There are versions available for each of the following ages: 5-7,  7-9,  9-11,  11-13,  13-15,  15-18


LESSON 1 | IMMERSE | Our Changing Climate
Engaging with some of the realities of climate change, introducing the science and exploring ‘Deep Time’


LESSON 2 | UNDERSTAND | Cause and Effect
Exploring cause & effect of climate change and understanding the influence of human activities.


LESSON 3 | PERSPECTIVES | The Ripple Effects
Empathising with the impact of climate change in different communities, contexts and environments.


LESSON 4 | EMPOWER | Be the Change
Connecting with global changemakers and exploring emotional responses to climate change, learning to move from anxiety to empowerment.


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    • A free inquiry-based curriculum for 5-18 year olds exploring the cause and effect of climate change whilst exploring the emotions and developing tools and practises for empowerment.
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