Overview: Article 15 of the The United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child says: “Children can join or set up groups or organisations, and they can meet with others, as long as this does not harm other people.” In this Kidversation we meet Mya-Rose, who is a climate change activist. Mya-Rose discusses how climate change is affecting all children’s rights. Watch the video together, pausing at key points to discuss the different parts of the video and issues it is exploring.
Curriculum areas: PSHE/Citizenship/Visual literacy/Science – climate change
-To develop understanding of the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child
-To develop this understanding by finding out about the life experiences of another child
-To consider what can be done to ensure all children have this right
Age range: Year 5 – Year 9 (Upper KS2 – KS3)
Key words: Rights, United Nations convention, climate crisis, campaigning, activist, global warming, harmful gases, ethics, environmental
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