Game: Climate change species trumps

In this activity, students research, discuss and determine the resilience of species to climate change. Through making a card game, they explore what makes a species resilient and what makes a species vulnerable, and compare and predict the response of various species to climate change.

  • Key Stage: KS3
  • Time required: Creating cards - 45 minutes. Playing - 10 minutes plus class discussion

About this resource

  • Resource type: classroom activity, game
  • Theme: Climate change and biodiversity

Learning outcomes

  • appreciate that different species are impacted in different ways by climate change
  • understand the factors that influence the resilience of a species to climate change
  • Curriculum links

Materials required

  • Species Trumps card templates (minimum of 20 per pack)
  • pens or pencils
  • scissors

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