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It will be useful to have a collection of experiments that teachers and parents can use to help children understand the scientific concepts behind climate change. These could contain the list of materials needed and procedure.
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Resources are free to access & download. These can be used for classroom teaching as well as at home by parents.

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See the complete list of climate change resources for children at “What Resources Can Be Used to Explain Climate Change to Children?” (OneSharedEarth, 2019).

TopicAgeRegionResourceInfoOrganisationNotes
What tree should I plant?3-15GlobalWeb toolHelps select the most appropriate tree species based on the potential environmental services and geographic areai-Tree, 2019
Greenhouse Project8-9GlobalInstructions, backgroundExperiment to create the greenhouse effectEducation.com, 2010
Energy Efficient Windows10-11GlobalInstructions, backgroundExperiment to determine which model window solution will keep a room the warmestEducation.com, 2013
What causes the sea level to rise?GlobalInstructions, backgroundExperiment on how climate change raises the level of the seaWicked Weather Watch
Less snow and ice - a warmer world?GlobalInstructions, backgroundExperiment on how the temperature of the Earth's surfaces has an impact on climate changeWicked Weather Watch
What happens to ocean currents when the water is heated or cooled?GlobalInstructions, backgroundExperiment on how ocean currents regulate global climateWicked Weather Watch
Revealing the secrets of ponds and peat bogsGlobalInstructions, backgroundEmulate a simple coring device to look at how ponds and peat bogs can tell us how climate changed in the pastWicked Weather Watch
Here Comes the Solar OvenGlobalInstructions, background, videos, worksheets, discussion ideas, timingsExperiment to make a solar oven. See instructions here.Our Climate Our Future, 2018Email registration required
What's the value of that tree?3-15US/CanadaWeb toolTool that specifies the benefits of a tree at a given locationProject Learning Tree, 2018
EnerAction9-13CanadaOnline carbon calculatorCalculator to assess the amount of energy used by the lights in a room, and then formulate a plan to reduce their consumptionGreenLearning, 2016

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