Heather Reid OBE introduces viewers to the online resource and explains that climate change is an important context for learning within Curriculum for Excellence.
Hi I’m Heather Reid. For over fifteen years I’ve presented the weather forecast on BBC Scotland. During that time I saw at first hand how our weather and climate are changing.
Climate change presents many challenges both at home and abroad but our small nation has responded positively and is playing a world leading role in developing solutions.
This is a vitally important issue for our global community and therefore for our classroom too. I hope this resource that supports learning and teaching in your school and helps prepare the young people of Scotland for the changing world.
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Pupils at Buchanan Primary School show Heather Reid how they measure weather.
Watch a brief introduction to the six global climate zones.
Explore the characteristics of the six different global climate zones. This video has also been made available in separate sections to give teachers more flexibility of use.
Find out more about the temperate climate zone with Heather Reid.
Heather Reid explores the characteristics of the Mediterranean climate zone.
Find out more about arid climate zone with Heather Reid.
Discover more about the tropical climate zone.
Explore the characteristics of the polar climate zone.