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Explore the facts and issues around climate change and energy

A collection of 26 activities relevant to a range of subjects and key stages.

Be an Energy Warrior

10 KS1 KS2 Citizenship Design and Technology Science

Build a model floating wind turbine

10 KS2 KS3 Design and Technology

Find out about innovative renewable energy ideas

Find out about some amazing renewable energy generating inventions and design your own.

20 KS3 KS4 Design and Technology Science

Find out why food waste is bad for the planet

Find out why food waste is bad for the planet

20 KS2 KS3 KS4 Citizenship

Invite in an expert

Invite in a speaker to talk to your pupils about their profession

20 KS1 KS2 KS3 KS4 KS5 Design and Technology Geography Maths Science

Is biomass best?

A class activity exploring the issue of biomass for heating and electricity

10 KS3 KS4 English Geography

Learn about Community Energy

This activity introduces pupils to the concept of local energy cooperatives

20 KS2 KS3 KS4 Citizenship Science

Learn about marine energy

10 KS2 KS3 KS4 Geography Science

Learn about water power

10 KS1 KS2 Design and Technology Science

My impact on the environment

10 KS1 Citizenship Science

Research renewable energy cooperatives or initiatives in your area.

Find out more about renewables in your area

20 KS2 KS3 KS4 KS5 Citizenship Design and Technology Geography Maths Science

Run a COP -style conference with your pupils

This resource from the InterClimate Network will support you to run a COP -style conference for your pupils

30 KS3 KS4 Citizenship English

Run a silent debate on energy

An opportunity for pupils to consider and debate issues around energy use and production

10 KS3 KS4 Citizenship English Geography

Solar thermal heating, solar furnaces and solar ovens

10 KS2 KS3 Design and Technology Science

Understanding energy bills and house hold energy use

A guide to reading energy bills and understanding household energy use

10 KS3 Maths

Understanding how our diet affects the climate

10 KS1 KS2 KS3 Citizenship Science

Understand why COP26 is important

An explainer video and follow on activity to get primary pupils thinking about COP26.

10 KS1 KS2 Citizenship

Watch an animation about renewable energy

Find out about why renewable energy is better for us and the planet

5 KS1 KS2 Citizenship Geography Science

Other (please specify)

5 KS1 KS2 KS3