The units provide a framework for educating students about climate change, and include the following lessons:
1) Heat Up Over Climate Change - a unit composed of several activities to engage youth in learning opportunities around the topic of how climate change affects the world’s children.
2) Climate Change, Children and Youth Local Connections to Global Issues - a resource guide composed of several activities to engage youth in learning opportunities around the topic of how climate change affects the world’s children.
Refugees who have fled Somalia to escape drought, face hardships at refugee camps in Kenya. More than 44,000 new refugees have arrived in the past few months seeking better access to water and nutrition.
UNICEF correspondent Chris Niles reports how one girl's access to education is threatened by lack of water in the drought-affected Tigray region of Ethiopia.
A changing global environment creates challenges in the form of drought, floods and disasters. Children are especially vulnerable to the future effects of climate change. Watch this video to learn more.
As a follow-up to the Copenhagen Children’s Climate Forum in December 2009, young people, many of whom participated in the Climate Summit, implement their own projects combating climate change in their home countries.
This video explains the possible effects of climate change on children and the most vulnerable populations, as well as how it can undermine development initiatives.
Zambian Children's Climate Conference youth delegate Stan Lengwe, 16, talks about helping his neighbors understand the importance of a clean environment.
“It’s My World”, the official charity song for UNICEF Denmark, helps to raise awareness about the issue of climate change. See the "Background Info" box to get the full set of lyrics from UNICEF Denmark.
The resources, created by UNICEF Canada, provide an overview of the issue of climate change, and how it might affect youth.
Alizeta Ouedraogo is a 16-year-old girl from Burkina Faso. This first-hand account provides the viewer Alizeta’s perspective on climate change and what she and her classmates are doing to address it in their community.