Brigitte Rudram

Y-Adapt Youth-led Action Phase!

Y-Adapt Youth-Led Action Phase!

A 6 week period for youth to implement their Y-Adapt adaptation action plan in their community.  They keep a weekly photo-caption diary to track their progress.

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Specialist Session: Experience the Environment

Specialist Session: Experience the Environment

An ecosystem simulation game and a scavenger hunt to explain ecosystem services ending with a game to emphasise the role a well-managed environment plays in climate change adaptation.

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Session 3: Map the hazard

Session 3: Map the Hazard

Critical thinking challenge to map out extreme weather and its impacts on different societal groups. Voting determines the most frequent and impactful hazards in the local community. 

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Session 4: See the system

Session 4: See the System

A card game to see how people, places and things (resources) fit into systems, followed by an activity to systematically brainstorm and prioritise community resources.

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Session 5: Act to adapt

Session 5: Act to Adapt

A giant board game that gets youth to prioritise resources in their community which are vulnerable to extreme weather. Youth negotiate to take individual or collective actions to adapt resources.

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Session 6: Choose your challenge

Session 6: Choose your challenge

An activity in which youth create community adaptation plans, a reality role-play competition to act out challenges and solutions and an exercise to choose an adaptation to implement in real life.

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Y-Adapt

Y-Adapt is a curriculum for young people that helps them to both understand climate change and to take practical action to adapt to the changing climate in their community.
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