Our Digital Schools Sessions bring the museum to your classroom. Our free sessions are led by our team of Enablers and are broadcast using Microsoft Teams. Read our FAQs for further information about our sessions.
Climate Change for Kids
Second level and above.
Mon 1 Apr - Tue 30 Apr
The pre-recorded session will be available to watch from Monday 1 April 2024 at 11.30 am until Tuesday 30 April 2024 at 5.00 pm.
Sessions are free of charge and are available to UK-based schools only.
By the end of the session, we will
Understand more about climate change and how it affects children across the world. The focus will also be on how to participate in the Rising Heat, Raising Hope art project, allowing young people to take action in a creative and collaborative way in a positive response to the climate emergency.
Join Dr Sian Henley from the University of Edinburgh as she shares the impacts of climate change on children across the world alongside Dr Ali Clark, Senior Curator, Oceania sharing how artists respond to climate change. Learn how kids feel about climate change today then, find out about how to get involved in the national art project, Climate Change for Kids: Rising Heat, Raising Hope. A full toolkit will be available to download to support the art project work back in the classroom.
TCH 1-06a ,TCH 2-06a, TCH 3-07a
HWB 1-16a, HWB 2-16a, HWB 3-16a
SCN 1-20a, SCN 2-20b
RME 1-08a, RME 2-08a, RME 3-08a
EXA 1-03a, EXA 2-03a, EXA 3–03a, EXA 2–02a, EXA 3 –02a, EXA 1 05a, EXA 2-05a
Sustainable Development Goals:
4, 10, 12, 13, 17