The Weather Makers: The History and Future Impact of Climate Change

Part 1: the Atmosphere Part 2: One in Ten Thousand Part 3: The Science of Prediction Part 4: People in Greenhouses Part 5: The Solution
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The activities on this site follow the five parts of We are The Weather Makers and are designed so that the book can be studied within an individual subject (such as Science, English or Geography), or across them. Activities are broadly stated, allow for the demonstration of a wide range of skills and many are open ended.


Part 1: The Atmosphere

The great aerial ocean above us. After reading the section students can select one or more activities to complete in the relevant subject area, such as Language, Science, Presentation and so on. Fifty-four learning activities (individual and group) across nine subject areas and six levels of difficulty. See Part 1.

Part 2: One in Ten Thousand

The 'Magic Gates' of climate. Activities for this section has been divided into discrete subject areas. Forty-eight learning activities (individual and group) across nine subject areas and six levels of difficulty. See Part 2.

Part 3: The Science of Prediction

Can we model the future? For this section of the book, students can complete one of six possible projects. The projects are graded across six levels of difficulty. See Part 3.

Part 4: People in Greenhouses

The activities in this section require a little more commitment and time. Students work through the steps sequentially towards a re-enactment and re-creation of the Kyoto Convention. See Part 4.

Part 5: The Solution

A variety of activities to select from according to different interests. For example, there might be an emphasis on empowerment, choice and community engagement. Feel as though You Are the Weather Makers. See Part 5.


LEVELS

Per Bloom's Taxonomy
1. Knowledge
2. Understanding
3. Application
4. Analysis
5. Synthesis
6. Evaluation

Subjects covered
Language
Number and Data
Science
History
Geography
ICT
Research
Presentation
Self-Reflection

Tim Flannery, author of The Weather Makers

Tim Flannery is one of the world's leading writer-scientists and thinkers in environmental science. More

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