Global Climate Change

Curriculum support20 mins£3

Key takeaways
A description of the warming of the planet due to human activity
An analysis of the effects on the weather and climate of different regions of the Earth
A discussion of how human life will be affected by these changes to the climate
Laura LewisHost: Laura studied at Royal Holloway University of London and the Open University. She is passionate about science communication and has presented talks about Exoplanets at Oxford University and Imperial College London.

Climate change is a topic that affects everything and every being on our planet. In this class we will be looking at the how much the Earth has warmed overall to human activity and the climatic effects of this warming. We will discuss how different parts of the globe will be affected differently, such as more intense storms, floods and droughts. We will also see how these climatic changes will impact the lives of people around the planet. 

Related Classes:
If you found this class interesting, you may like to watch our free Careers Guidance Class 'Becoming a Climate Change Officer' to see how you apply the lessons you've learned in this class to a career. 

Safeguarding reminder:The safety of your child is of the utmost importance. All of our classes are pre-recorded to remove any concerns around live participation. For reruns of our past live classes, students' webcams and microphones were disabled and only the chat history, if participation was requested, is visible.

Suitable for:

This class is suitable for students in Years 9-11 and S3-S5 or those students who are interested in learning more about a very significant topic that infiltrates our everyday lives. 

Class requirements:
You will need a laptop or device with internet connection to watch the class, as well as a pen and notepad for taking notes.
What to expect:

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