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Welcome to the S4 COP26 schools’ pages!!

Here you can find information on what the COP26 conference is and why it is important for climate change.

This page explains how the climate in Wales has changed in the past and how climate scientists predict it will change in the future.

Environmental outreach is a huge part of what we do here at S4 and our very own climate scientist, Professor Mary Gagen, has pulled together everything you need to teach COP26!

The pages below contain:

We hope you find these resources useful for teaching on COP26, and as ever, please get in touch if you are preparing lessons around COP26 or climate change in Wales and have questions!

Climate change lessons, worksheets, and videos

This page has all S4’s climate and environment content in one place so you can pick resources to use with your learners.
Most of these resources are short videos, with a worksheet, on a topic related to climate change and the environment.

Click here to go to our Geotrails homepage. These are guided trails on the geological and climate history of Swansea and Gower. They are suitable for GCSE and A Level Physical Geography and Geology.

Click here to find our wildlife guide. This can be used for outdoor classes with younger learners (Years 7 and 8) or primary Key Stage 2.

Click here to find our invertebrate guide. This can be used for outdoor classes with younger learners (Years 7 and 8) or primary Key Stage 2.

Click here to find our wildlife quiz. This can be used for outdoor classes with younger learners (Years 7 and 8) or primary Key Stage 2.

Lizzie Daly’s Earth Live Lessons

These 20 minute ‘explainers’ explore a variety of conservation, biology, geography and earth science topics, and include worksheets.

You can find more Earth Live Lessons on Lizzie’s Youtube Channel here.

Climate Science Lessons

We have included here links to all S4’s online content that covers nature, climate and environmental topics.
There is a short video and a worksheet to go with each topic.

Swansea University’s ‘Exploring Global Problems’ podcasts are all about how science research in Wales is helping tackle global challenges. Each podcast includes an interview with a researcher. Topics include climate change and clean energy, renewables, and sustainability.

Accompanying worksheets help learners explore these topics further through exercises and background reading. The podcasts and worksheets are suitable for Key Stages 4 and 5, and provide excellent material for exploring the transition to further and higher education.

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