Using climate as a context for learning offers many opportunities for connections to be made across curriculum areas.
At a local level, the climate we live in has an impact on many areas of our lives including the type of work we do, the clothes we wear, our leisure pursuits, the type of houses we live in and the crops we can grow. Our climate also has an impact on our landscape and culture, including our language, music and festivals. Climate is a truly global phenomenon and provides opportunities for fascinating comparisons with other peoples, locations, cultures and lifestyles around the world.
Within the experiences and outcomes, children and young people are also encouraged to develop a curiosity about and understanding of nature and the environment and learn about their place in the living, physical and material world.
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