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The Emotions of Climate Change

Are you a trainer seeking to equip teachers with the tools to engage their students in meaningful discussions about climate change and its psychological impacts? "The Emotions of Climate Change" is a comprehensive professional development resource designed to help teachers address the complex emotions that students may experience in response to climate change, known as "eco-anxiety."

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Why use this Professional Development Activity?

Addressing Eco-Anxiety

Eco-anxiety is a growing concern among young people. This resource helps teachers understand and manage these emotions in educational settings, promoting a supportive environment for students to express their feelings.

Cooperative Learning

The activities are based on cooperative learning theories, ensuring equal participation and encouraging teachers to share their thoughts and ideas openly.

Encouraging Critical Thinking

By engaging in discussions and solution-oriented activities, teachers develop critical thinking and problem-solving skills.


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Key Features

  • Comprehensive Structure: The resource is divided into phases that guide trainers through activities designed to help teachers identify and express their emotions about climate change.
  • Interactive Activities: Engaging exercises, including the use of emotion cards and brainstorming solutions, encourage cooperative learning and open discussions.
  • Scientific Insights: Provides background on the psychological impacts of climate change and strategies to cope with eco-anxiety.
  • Action-Oriented: Encourages brainstorming and implementing practical solutions at various levels, from individual to global actions.

*Sheet B can be downloaded here.

To Go Further: Billes de sciences #58 : Simon Klein - The Emotions of Climate Change

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