Fighting climate change may well represent one of the greatest adventures for
young people during the next generations! To be found here after are
pedagogic resources for teachers to use in their classes to treat the question
of climate change in a creative way, games for children to get acquainted with
the problem, but also links to networks for those schools who want to become
Listen to the young generations claim: we are not done yet with
climate change policy!
The Global Youth Climate movement sends a clear message to the world
leaders after Copenhagen: the work to protect the climate has a long way to
Cape Farewell initiatives on climate change
The Cape Farewell Foundation believes in combining science, art and other
subject areas to educate young people on climate change and inspire them to
engage creatively on the issue through cross-curricular activities. The
foundation website provides free downloadable resources for teachers (lessons
Initiative Schools at university (SAUCE)
The project SAUCE contributes to generate climate change awareness and
conscious behaviours by developing energy education in primary and
secondary schools. Seven European universities have joined forces to develop
and promote university programs for schools as an innovative educational tool
aiming to make younger generations adopt intelligent energy behaviour. Once
or twice a year, those universities will invite thousands of children
to attend a five-day on-campus program, including an introductory event for
Le coin des écoles
You can found and download on this website educational material, illustrated
tales and teaching modules (in pdf). There are also ideas of activities and DIYs
related to energy and environment. Go through the library to find out more.
LEARNING BY DOING– Schools turning climate friendly
Planning Trip Class:
Only in Austria, around 50.000 class trips happen every
year! Imagine for the whole Alpine region! So, your class is getting out of the
school walls. It’s fun! But what kind of class trip do you wish for? Check it with
a questionnaire and benefit from educational resources developed for
transforming you class trip in a “climate active class trip”!!
: The Klimabündnis is a network of a variety of municipalities
and companies that are trying to work and act “climate friendly”. Schools and
kindergartens can join the Klimabündnis and support it to reach their climate
targets. The Klimabündnis provides workshops and information services on
climate change to use them.
Climate mobile classes at the “Hohe Tauern”!
Visit the “Hohe Tauern” National Park and learn about climate change in the Alps
Eco-volunteering and climate change: the Billion Tree Campaing
School classes can participate and plant trees and contribute in a concrete
way to the adaptation to climate change.
Initiated by the Austrian Ministry of Environment, this
website is especially designed for young audiences. They can calculate their
ecological footprint and get information on how to reduce it.
GAMES - How to learn about climate change in funny ways and
an interactive game on climate change and how green house gas
emissions are produced by everyday life human activities.
:A webpage full of games for children to learn about wind and
Pourquoi la terre chauffe?
(French website) Through animations, discover
the basic notions and concepts to understand climate warming, its impacts,
and how to react.
A strategy game to discover the links between transport and sustainable
development in the Alps.
UNEP children section