Activity Introduction

A lot of people say that girls’ education is important, but do you know why? This activity will show you an unexpected outcome that comes from empowering women and girls in the context of climate change. You’ll consider the role of community members in generating targeted solutions to gender inequality and use some tools that real leaders use to evaluate their ideas. 

This is a good activity for kids to do independently.

Ideal for: Upper Secondary

Themes: 

  • investigate 
  • think and connect

Time required: 40 minutes 

Curriculum connections: English, Literacy, Critical and Creative Thinking, Sustainability

Lesson & Curriculum Details

Curriculum codes: 

Complete lesson for classroom teachers:

2040 – Empowering Women And Girls – English – Years 9 & 10

Resources Required

  • Device with internet connection

 

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Worksheets

Student Worksheet

Targeted Solutions For Women And Girls - Activity Instructions

A lot of people say that girls’ education is important, but do you know why? This activity will show you an unexpected outcome that comes from empowering women and girls in the context of climate change. You’ll consider the role of community members in generating targeted solutions to gender inequality and use some tools that real leaders use to evaluate their ideas. 

In this activity you will explore the relationship between empowering women and girls, and climate change. 

Part A: Climate change solutions

Step 1. What could you do to meet the challenge of climate change? Take some time to think about what you think are the TOP FIVE most effective solutions to address climate change and record them below:

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Note: if you want to find out more about the effectiveness of climate change solutions, see the Drawdown Solutions website. The second highest-ranking solution is Health and Education,  which is

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