Global Climate Change

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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 everyone and everything on Earth. In this class, students will take a closer look at the how much the Earth has warmed overall due to human activity and the climatic effects of this warming. Students will examine how different parts of the globe will be affected differently, such as more intense storms, floods and droughts. Lastly, students will gain a better understanding of how these climatic changes will impact the lives of people around the planet. 

This class is aimed at Chemistry students in Years 9 - 11 but is great for any student who is interested in climate change and wants a better understanding!

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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.

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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