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Free Activities

Learn about climate change through fun, free activities!

Along with bringing curriculum into schools, camps, and other programs, Spring Forward creates fun activities for children to do at home. Not only are these activities fun and engaging, but they also empower children with crucial knowledge on climate change and environmental justice.

Greenhouse Effect Activity

This activity includes:

  • Interactive worksheet

  • Fun Experiment

The online worksheet gives children basic knowledge on what the greenhouse effect is by asking questions, providing interactive sorting games, and quick videos. The worksheet should take around 10 minutes to complete. Once the worksheet is completed, the Spring Forward team will provide feedback.

The activity includes detailed instructions that lead the child through each step. Gather common household items, set aside 15 minutes, and complete this hands-on activity to see the greenhouse effect in action!

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Wind Turbine Activity

This activity includes:

  • Interactive worksheet

  • Two quick hands-on activities

This two page online worksheet teaches children about what wind turbines are and why they are useful. It includes interactive questions, sorts, and explanations. The worksheet should take around 15 minutes to complete. Once the worksheet is completed, the Spring Forward team will provide feedback.

The hands-on activities only need paper and pencil. They will each take around 10 minutes to complete but children can continue to use what they create.

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Video Activities

Learn about climate change through Spring Forward's videos which include instruction for hands on activities, ways to help stop climate change, and deep thinking.

 
The Science Behind Climate Change

Though you may know what climate change is, do you know what causes climate change? Watch this video to learn about the science behind climate change and complete a fun drawing activity!

Deforestation Activity

Review what deforestation is, why trees are important, and how you can take action to help stop deforestation.

Glaciers Melting Experiment

Learn about oceans rising through fun facts about water expanding, an easy experiment exhibiting glaciers melting using house hold items, information on who oceans rising affects most, and finally ways you can help.

Health and Climate Change

This video will go over the basics of climate change and climate justice, include an interactive case study and scenario simulation, as well as covering how mental health is affected by climate change. 

Fast Fashion
Activity

Explore fast fashion through a word search and no sew mask making activity along with learning interesting facts, the lifecycle of a shirt, who is hurt most by fast fashion, and ways you can help.

Help Stop Climate Change

Learn various ways you can help stop climate change and think about whether systemic or individual change is more affective. At the end of the video students will be lead through making an action plan. Find the actions sheet here