Climate Change resources for schools

Resources that may be useful when guiding students to consider their own and the school's environmental impact:

  • Resource Smart Schools is a Victorian Government initiative that assist schools to embed Sustainability in their everyday practices. There are 5 modules schools can complete. 

  • Global education offers resources to encourage a global perspective across the curriculum. 

  • Calculate your ecological footprint 

  • Cool Australia has student lessons plans and worksheets linked to the curriculum  

Biodiversity

Waste

  • Our Waste Future outlines our plan to reduce our collective waste to landfill 

Energy / Climate Change

  • Our Climate Emergency Response 

  • Dolphin Research Institute has a variety of educational programs 

  • Switched on Schools has a range of resources produced by the Australian Youth Climate Coalition to engage students with climate change, providing detail and project guides for high school students to run campaigns across food, biodiversity, waste, transport, energy and climate justice. 

  • Classroom Antarctica is a comprehensive online teaching resource produced by the Australian Antarctic Division, aimed at grades 5 to 8.  

  • Sustainable Futures is an educational program that combines the latest in climate science with education in sustainability for students in years 3 – 9.  Water

Water

Sustainable gardening

Shire Webinar recording

Psychologist and Adjunct Associate Professor Dr Susie Burke discusses how teachers, parents and carers can help young people cope with climate change.