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  • All Ages
  • Climate Change
  • Food
  • Sustainability

Rethink Food: Eat to Save the Planet

Renfrewshire schools teamed up with Rethink Food to learn about the effects our food system has on the environment. Using the UN Sustainable Development Goals, pupils worked to find positive solutions in support of a more sustainable future.
  • All Ages
  • Art
  • Citizen Science
  • Climate Change
  • Gaelic

Climate Change Message in a Bottle: Bringing the Voices of Island Youth to COP26

‘Climate Change Message in a Bottle’ is a project run by Strathclyde Centre for Environmental Law and Governance and Taigh Chearsabhagh Museum and Arts Centre, which is collecting messages to COP26 from Scottish island primary schools and the public!
  • Art
  • Climate Change
  • Oceans
  • Water

Holding the Ocean

Take a journey that connects you to the ocean, exploring both intuitive and hidden links with the waters that define so much of Scotland. You are invited to reflect and interact with the platform by artist, Eve Mosher.
  • All Ages
  • Citizen Science
  • Climate Change

Lesson 3: Glasgow Children’s Woodland

Discover the importance of trees. How these ‘magic machines’ benefit us and are part of a natural climate solution. Linking with Glasgow Children’s Woodland as a climate action for a greener, healthier and happier city.
  • All Ages
  • Citizen Science
  • Climate Change

Lesson 2: COP26 and Me!

Your Voice at COP26 – Imagine, Create and Share your vision for 2040. Activities to empower children to imagine a greener, fairer future inspired by local green actions and the 2040 documentary film.
  • All Ages
  • Citizen Science
  • Climate Change

Lesson 1: What is COP26?

The world’s biggest climate conference is coming to our city this November. Learn about COP26, who is involved and why it is important for us in Glasgow.
Image of sea ice melting
  • All Ages
  • Climate Change
  • Transport

Breakdown

The traffic just seems to be getting worse every day at Iceland’s iceberg lagoon, Jökulsárlón…
A painting made up of three sections showing heatmap images
  • Adults Only
  • Climate Change
  • Research

Feeling The Heat

How do climate scientists, working on the front line of a problem that’s invisible to most of us, respond to it as human beings, as citizens of this planet? A visually spectacular triptych from Adam Sébire, featuring rare thermographic imagery.
  • 8 and Over
  • Climate Change
  • Research

Arctic Prize: The Longest Day

This film was made during the 24 hour daylight of the Arctic Spring, when life blooms again after the darkness of the Polar winter. From the Scottish Association for Marine Science and UiT The Arctic University of Norway, funded by NERC.
Two children sitting next to title "Climate Voices"
  • All Ages
  • Climate Change

Climate Voices: GSC Visitors Ben and Billy

In this Climate Voices video, two young visitors to Glasgow Science Centre tell us about their hopes for the future for life on our planet.
Two children sitting next to title "Climate Voices"
  • All Ages
  • Climate Change

Climate Voices: GSC Visitors Cara and Sophie

In this Climate Voices video, two young visitors to Glasgow Science Centre tell us about their hopes for our planet and COP26.
family sitting together next to title "Climate Voices"
  • All Ages
  • Climate Change

Climate Voices: GSC Visitors Grant, Lauren, Coren and Cara

In this Climate Voices video, visitors to Glasgow Science Centre tell us about their hopes for the future for our planet.
  • 8 and Over
  • Climate Change
  • Research

British Antarctic Survey: Ice Core Research Gallery

This gallery shows the process of retrieving and analysing ice cores to taking clues from the past to help predict our climate future.
  • 13 and Over
  • Climate Change

British Antarctic Survey: Data as Art

Data as Art is a series of dramatic and powerful artworks that are visually engaging and help to explain complex science and their importance.
  • All Ages
  • Climate Change
  • Research

Into the Dark Gallery

Battling subzero temperatures and forty-foot seas, a team of scientists embark on a perilous winter expedition into the darkest regions of the Arctic.
  • 8 and Over
  • Biodiversity
  • Conservation

The Promise: From Acorn to Oak (Time Lapse)

Discover how the majestic oak begins its life from acorn to sapling in this captivating short film.
  • 8 and Over
  • Citizen Science
  • Conservation

The Promise

The Promise is a new BBC film based on the children’s picture book by Nicola Davies and Laura Carlin. English language version.
  • 8 and Over
  • Citizenship
  • Conservation

Introduction to The Promise

The Promise is a new BBC film based on the children’s picture book by Nicola Davies and Laura Carlin.
  • 8 and Over
  • Citizenship
  • Conservation
  • Gaelic

The Promise in Gaelic

The Promise is a new BBC film based on the children’s picture book by Nicola Davies and Laura Carlin. This version is read in Gaelic by Julie Fowlis.
  • 8 and Over
  • Biodiversity
  • Citizenship
  • Conservation
  • Gaelic

AN-DRÀSTA

An-Dràsta examines how the climate emergency is affecting the Western Isles. It is a plea from our young people to protect our shared futures.
  • 13 and Over
  • Climate Change

Lines

This light installation, on the Isle of North Uist in the Outer Hebrides of Scotland, explores the the catastrophic impact of climate change.
  • 8 and Over
  • Climate Change
  • Gaelic

Climate Voices: Sgoil Uibhist a Tuath

Climate Change can appear to be all doom and gloom, but join us as we hear from people all over the UK, sharing their hopes for our planet and their future.
Presenter from Sunnyside Primary School
  • 8 and Over
  • Climate Change

Climate Voices: Sunnyside Primary School

In this Climate Voices video, pupils from Sunnyside Primary School, School of Conservation, Glasgow, tell us about their hopes for our planet.
  • 8 and Over
  • Climate Change

Climate Voices: Wilf Wonders

Eight-year-old Wilf Wonders shares his views on climate change and his hopes for the future. Wilf has his own YouTube channel where he answers the big questions in chemistry, physics, maths and climate change.
  • Climate Change

Climate Voices: Mhairi Duncan

Zoology student Mhairi Duncan shares her views on climate change and her hopes for the future. Mhairi is a student at the University of Glasgow who has been working with us here at GSC for her final year project.
  • 8 and Over
  • Biodiversity
  • Conservation

Vanishing Species

This short video by Lily Macfarlane explains why biodiversity loss, extinction and vanishing species really, really matter.
  • 8 and Over
  • Biodiversity

Red Fox by Robert Robert Macfarlane and Jackie Morris

Celebrate the wild world of our fox neighbours and the biodiversity they bring to our towns and villages in this illustrated poem.
  • All Ages
  • Biodiversity
  • Climate Change
  • Conservation

WWF: Conservation Projects

This gallery highlights some of the conservation work which WWF are leading across the world from protecting endangered species to restoring habitats and supporting communities.
  • 13 and Over
  • Climate Change

Climate Reflections

The Environmental Justice Foundation, Glasgow Science Centre and Scottish Communities Climate Action Network bring you Climate Reflections, a multimedia virtual exhibition of climate stories.
2D image of oil pump cut from newspaper
  • 8 and Over
  • Energy
  • Food

Petrol in my Food

An old lady may have swallowed a fly, but we are consuming precious crude oil as a result of how we feed ourselves. This video from Keep Scotland Beautiful is inspired by the rhyme ‘There was an old lady who swallowed a fly’.
illustrated image of a leaky tank
  • 8 and Over
  • Climate Change

The Leaky Tank

Discover how the Leaky Tank analogy can illustrate the processes of climate change, and why low carbon skills matter, in this animation.

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