Lesson : Pollution: Cleaning Up Our Air

Overview

This lesson explores the causes of global warming and its effects on our planet. It looks at the gases that make up our atmosphere, explains the ‘greenhouse effect’ and looks sustainable energy solutions and reducing our emissions.

Cross-curricular links: geography, history, science

Learning Activities: 

  • Testing the ‘greenhouse effect’
  • Learning about the smog in London in 1839
  • Exploring different energy solutions
  • Researching what their local authority is doing to ensure cleaner air – what laws are there about air quality?