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KS3/4 Geography - Teaching Climate Change

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A recent shake-up in the geography curriculum has resulted in climate change being taught in all secondary schools. What is the best way of teaching this diverse and modern subject?

David Lambert from the Geographical Association and climate change expert Ed Gillespie from Futerra meet with geography teacher Dave Dixon from Hampstead School in London to discuss the most effective ways of teaching the subject.

Broken down into digestible parts, David and Ed explain various ways of organising the curriculum around the key concepts of interdependence, physical and human processes that cause change, place and space and diversity.

Dave devises a lesson plan where he calculates the carbon footprint of a celebrity and then compares it to a teacher at the school, engaging students and promoting debate about whose responsibility climate change is.

Part of the series: Top Tips for Trainee Teachers

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