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Climate Kids

Everyone - big and small - can be part of the solution

Elementary, Middle

Description

Climate Kids is an interactive website that encourages students to take action on climate change. Through a series of informative games, activities and quizzes students become informed about climate change issues which empowers them to take action. The website encourages students to discuss this important issue with their friends and family and provides tips on how they can take action in their daily lives, at home, at school, and in their communities.

Activites include:

  • Climate Science – Quiz - How much do you know about Climate Change?       
  • My Climate Actions – Students discover what climate actions they can take based on their habits.                                   
  • My Energy Superhero – Students create a renewable energy superhero.                                                                     
  • Plastics and Oceans – Students learn about plastics in our waters and the marine animals that live in them.                
  • Climate Impact in Canada – Students explore climate across Canada

Includes activities to learn more about climate change and how students can get involved and be part of the solution.

General Assessment

Strengths

  • The website is very age-appropriate for the younger students
  • The website is engaging through the use of technology and animation.
  • Material covered is relevant to the lives of learners.
  • The website is informative and easy to use.
  • The resource incorporates a variety of technology activities instead of paper.

Recommendation of how and where to use it

Climate Change can be complex and diverse topic to teach younger students. This website serves as an excellent introduction to climate change and encourages younger students to take action and make a change in the world around them. Students learn more about climate change and suggestions on what they can do to make a difference in their lives and the lives of those around them. Excellent age-appropriate website to introduce climate change to younger students. Website activities are engaging and informative.

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Themes Addressed

  • Air, Atmosphere & Climate (1)

    • Climate Change
  • Citizenship (1)

    • Sustainable Consumption
  • Ecosystems (2)

    • Appreciating the Natural World
    • Biodiversity
  • Water (2)

    • Marine Environments
    • Water Quality