Environment & Sustainability: Lessons for Children
At home learning for children, suitable for ages 8-11.
It goes without saying that children are the future. When we tackle what kind of world we would like to leave for the forthcoming generations, we should be including them as a key part of the equation.
Environmental and sustainability learning should be embraced from an early educational stage and this precisely is what this course is aiming for. Through a series of lessons on the effects and consequences of climate change, students will become aware of real examples of how global warming is changing ecosystems as well as the life cycle of species.
Equally important, this course will show how human impact influenced climate change, and still does, and will look at the future by proposing actions to make this world a better place to live, for us, for them.Jump into the first lesson and get your kids started into this fascinating environmental learning journey.
Alicia has an in-depth scientific background focused on biodiversity and environmental conservation. Alicia has conducted independent research in collaboration with Zoological Society of London, exploring the impacts of climate change on vertebrate groups in the tropics. She has also worked as a scientist for the Environment Agency, in their water monitoring laboratories.
Sarah is an expert in waste and recycling. Following graduation, from Leeds University with a geography degree, Sarah worked for the Forest Service in Montana in their hydrology team. On her return to the UK, Sarah accepted the role of Minerals and Waste Consultant for The Mineral Planning Group. Following this, she became a Sustainability Executive for Paper Round (a waste and recycling company). Sarah has a broad range of environmental experiences and is well placed to provide valuable advice to businesses.
Lauren has a Biology BSc from The University of Sussex. In University Lauren was part of a successful fossil fuel divestment campaign and founded the student society Climate Action Movement both of these projects focused on engaging students with environmental issues. Furthermore, she worked with the climate legal charity Plan B Earth to challenge contradictions between The UK Government’s Climate Change Act and The Paris Agreement.
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