Heatwaves: Pre-class activities

Pre-class activities

Prepare for your class by completing these activities!

Vocabulary matching


The first time you watch the video, pay special attention to the correct pronunciation of the words in red:

When we think about climate change, we often talk about how hot things are getting.
A few hours of physical activity outdoors could be fatal.
7% of kidney disease hospitalisations could be linked to rising heat.
…and not just for heatstroke and dehydration, but also…
High temperatures during pregnancy are linked to premature births, and antibiotic resistance also rises.

Comprehension questions