COP28 lesson

Last updated: 15/11/2023
Contributor: Fiona Sheriff
COP28 lesson
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Teach students all about COP28 with this detailed lesson for your KS3 and KS4 geography classes.

The lesson covers:

  • What is COP28?
  • Recap of COP27
  • Location of COP28
  • What is climate change? (Recap)
  • Who is at risk of climate change?
  • COP28 and the Paris Agreement 2015
  • Themes of COP28
  • Making a climate pledge

The editable PowerPoint includes information and links to video clips on the background, history, themes and important issues of COP28, as well as learning activities that get students involved.

You can also download a printable COP28 climate pledge template which can be printed onto scrap paper to avoid paper wastage.

Browse the full Climate change collection for more classroom activities, worksheets and lessons on this topic.

An extract from the introduction:

What is COP28?

  • COP28 stands for the 28th Conference of the Parties to the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change.
  • At COP, delegates from nearly every country meet to negotiate global goals for tackling climate change.
  • Each country will present its individual plan for contributing to those goals and reporting on its progress towards its previous goals.
  • Each year the conference meets in a different city. Last year it was held in Sharm El Sheikh.
  • COP28 will be held in Dubai, United Arab Emirates from 30 November to 12 December 2023.

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