Please start with this overview to understand the different components of the module.
This presentation explains what causes climate change and how this leads to more
frequent and intense extreme weather events and hazards around the world.
An energetic, physical game in which players simulate the greenhouse gas effect
becoming either heat from the sun or greenhouse gases.
During this energetic, physical game participants experience one of the impacts of
climate change. The last group standing on an ever-decreasing surface wins.
A giant board game during which the 'community team' has to take individual or community
actions to prioritise resources and protect themselves from the 'hazard team'
Starts as a sit-down preparation discussion that evolves into a physical game
where players frantically race to complete actions before a disaster strikes
A quick, team-based strategy game that teaches players how to combat dengue
fever by participants playing the role of either humans or mosquitos.
Test your learning about climate change with this fun quiz aimed at youth.
Y-Adapt is an interactive, games-based curriculum with 7 sessions that build on each
other to explore key concepts of climate change, extreme weather, hazards and vulnerabilities.
This session explores the benefits that the natural environment brings to communities and
how natural resources can increase or decrease disaster risk depending on how they are managed.
An updated guidance note to accompany implementation of the Y-Adapt curriculum.
The climate crab toolkit helps educators link to the information in the climate crab
animation to decision making and action in relation to El Niño and La Niña events.
A set of resources from NASA aimed at helping children to understand issues relating
to climate change.
National Geographic website aimed at kids which tackles questions about climate change.
Following a taster session on Y-Adapt run by newly trained Haiti Red Cross Y-Adapt
facilitators, the youth share what they have learned.
Guatamala youth scouts share their experiences with the Y-Adapt curriculum
Exciting animation to raise awareness of the science and impacts of El Niño and La Niña
and encourage Pacific Islanders to take early action in preparing for these extreme events. CISRO [4.47]
2018 was one of the hottest years on record. Looking at the science of climate change
Sir David Attenborough outlines the challenge it poses for all of us. BBC [4.00]
Global Ideas what the greenhouse effect is and how it leads to increasing temperatures.
Global Ideas [2.03]
Hear from children around the world on what climate change means to them in their
countries and the impacts it is having. UNICEF [3.14]
12 Haitians, including children and youth, share their personal experiences with
climate change, recounting how their country has changed and how they have become resilient.
Climate Centre [7.16]