KS4 Debate Day- Making Personal Choices about Climate Change (FULL)

Project Description

KS4 Debate

Making Personal Choices about Climate Change.


Date: 18th December 2019

Time: 09:30-13:45

Venue: National Museum Cardiff

You are invited to join a debate focusing on if and how we should change our lifestyle to take personal action on climate change. The day will feature information about the science of climate change, information on choices, and a chance to find evidence using the Museum’s galleries.

By taking part in this event you will have the opportunity to hear from and debate with some of the experts in the field. At the end you will be able to vote for or against the topic, voicing your decision.

Speakers include Prof. Caroline Lear, department of Earth Sciences, Cardiff University; And academic professors from the Centre of Climate Change and Social Transformation Cardiff University.

Afterwards pupils will have the chance to visit the Natural History galleries at National Museum Cardiff, explore our fast fashion display created by young people responding to the Climate Emergency, and meet a very special visitor, Dippy the Diplodocus*.

This unique event, open to KS4 students, will:

  • develop thinking and communication skills as well as working with others and active participation
  • provide an opportunity to develop opinions on current scientific and ethical viewpoints on climate change
  • provide access to experts as well as the opportunity to listen to and question them

To book onto this exciting opportunity please email; firstcampus@cardiff.ac.uk

*Dippy on Tour: A Natural History Adventure has been brought about by the Natural History Museum, in partnership with the Garfield Weston Foundation and supported by Dell EMC and Williams & Hill, working with partners UK wide to tour one of its most iconic exhibits over three years.

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