Tool "Opinion Check"Language: English
Project Featuring This Tool: All Together Against Climate Change
This activity introduces the topic of climate change by exploring personal attitudes to the issue.
|Approximate number of participants||5+|
|Date published||3 Feb 2012, 11:56|
To introduce the topic of climate change
To get an overview of the knowledge and attitudes of your group
Flipchart paper, markers
Pens for everyone or little stickers (approximatly 15 per person)
Posters (appendix): Draw each poster onto a piece of flipchart paper and put them in different places, not too close to each other.
1. Explain that if they want to run a campaign, it is
important that they know what knowledge their target group already has and what
their attitudes are towards the topic. The very first step is to reflect on our
2. Ask them to answer the questions on the posters by putting a dot or sticker in the appropriate place. They should answer the questions by themselves and try not to take notice of what others have answered. Explain that no one will be judged or graded on their answers!
3. Have a look at the posters together. Are there any questions on which opinions differ very much?
Do not give any judgement, but let the children discuss. Make clear that they should not judge anyone else, this is an introduction and it is okay if someone has never thought about climate change before or has never been given any information.
This activity cannot stand alone but must be followed by activities exploring climate change facts. Otherwise questions will be left unanswered.You can find the appendix in the attach file